PINELLAS COUNTY, FL – A suspected drunk driver is facing multiple charges in connection with a fatal crash in Pinellas County.
ABC Action News reports 24-year-old Sharquira Agosto of Temple Terrace was arrested on New Year’s Day. The accident happened December 24 in the area of Belleair Road and South Lake Avenue.
Police said Agosto was driving west on Belleair Road when she crossed over the line and collided nearly head-on with a car driven by a 47-year-old man.
The man, a Clearwater resident, was pronounced dead at an area hospital. The charges against Agosto include DUI, manslaughter and vehicular homicide.
When someone makes the reckless decision to drive after having too much to drink, the results can be devastating for themselves and others on the road. If you or a loved one were the victim of a DUI crash, then you might be entitled to significant compensation. Our team of Pinellas County Car Accident Lawyers at Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group have the experience and knowledge to fight on your behalf for justice. Call us at 727-835-8327 to request your free consultation.