Wrong-way driver arrested for DWI, causing crash near Hollywood

MIRAMAR, FL – A wrong-way driver was arrested Sunday, Nov. 28, for causing a multi-vehicle crash on Florida’s Turnpike near Hollywood Blvd.

According to WSVN, the accident happened around 4:40 a.m. The suspect, Ciazaris Emilio Rodriguez, 43, was driving south in the northbound lanes of the turnpike. Rodriguez crashed his black Lexus into a silver Honda. The driver of a gray Honda swerved to avoid the crash, hitting a tractor trailer.

One person was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Rodriguez was arrested on suspicion of DWI.

The Hollywood car accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : December 2, 2021

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