News: Man charged in deadly crash on Courtney Campbell Causeway

TAMPA, FL – A man has been charged with DUI in a crash that killed two people on the Courtney Campbell Causeway last month, WFLA reports.

The fatal incident happened at about 3:40 a.m. on April 13. Police say that Joshua Roelofs, 33, was traveling at more than 100 mph when he rear-ended a 2005 Kia Sorento. The Sorento overturned, causing all four of its occupants to be ejected.

Two 44-year-old men died at the scene, while a 36-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman were hospitalized with serious injuries.

Police arrested Roelofs this weekend. He has been charged with two counts of DUI manslaughter and two counts of DUI serious bodily injury.

Further investigations remain ongoing.

Have you been injured or lost a loved one because of the actions of a drunk driver? If so, you could be entitled to compensation. Contact Mickey Keenan, P.A. today to discuss your options with an experienced Tampa DUI accident lawyer today. We can be reached online or by phone at 813-871-1300.

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