Deerfield Beach Crash Kills Motorcyclist, Coral Springs Man Arrested
Antonio Rosario Of Coral Springs Charged With DUI Manslaughter, More
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — Antonio Rosario of Coral Springs was arrested after a deadly crash in Deerfield Beach left a motorcyclist dead on Monday, December 5th, 2022.
Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit detectives arrested a Coral Springs man for DUI manslaughter and several other crimes following a fatal crash with a motorcyclist in Deerfield Beach on Monday night.
According to investigators, at just after 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, Broward Regional Communications received reports of a traffic crash near the 300 block of Northeast 48th Street in Deerfield Beach. BSO deputies responded along with Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue. The preliminary investigation reveals that the driver of a 2019 Chevrolet van, Antonio Rosario Jr., was traveling northbound on Northeast Third Avenue approaching the intersection of Northeast 48th Street. At the same time, the adult male driver of a 2021 blue Jiangmen motorcycle was traveling southbound on Northeast Third Avenue approaching the same intersection.
As the motorcyclist traveled thru the intersection, the van made a left turn into the motorcyclist’s path. The driver of the van, Rosario Jr., continued traveling westbound a short distance before exiting the vehicle and attempting to flee on foot prior to being detained by BSO Deerfield Beach deputies.
Paramedics transported the motorcyclist to Broward Health North where he was pronounced deceased.
BSO Traffic Homicide detectives conducted an investigation. Rosario Jr. was subsequently arrested for several crimes including DUI manslaughter, leaving the scene of a crash involving death, DUI property damage, and DUI second offense. Rosario Jr. was taken to the Broward County Main Jail.
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