Man Killed in Violent MacArthur Causeway Crash

At least one person was killed in a violent crash on the MacArthur Causeway in Miami Beach Thursday morning

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    NBC6's Christina Hernandez details a high-speed crash on the MacArthur Causeway that cost a CEO his life. (Published Thursday, Apr 24, 2014)

    One person was killed and two others were injured in a violent crash on the MacArthur Causeway in Miami Beach Thursday morning.

    The crash happened just before 3 a.m. in the westbound lanes of the causeway at Fountain Street when a Lamborghini collided with a Chevy Suburban.

    Man Killed in Violent MacArthur Causeway Crash

    [MI] Man Killed in Violent MacArthur Causeway Crash
    no description (Published Thursday, Apr 24, 2014)

    Miami Beach Police spokesman Bobby Hernandez said witnesses reported seeing a Lamborghini driving in excess of 100 mph when it collided with the SUV, which was stopped at a light.

    The Lamborghini traveled another 100 yards after the collision, Hernandez said.

    Man Killed, 2 Injured in Violent Miami Beach Crash

    [MI] Man Killed, 2 Injured in Violent Miami Beach Crash
    A man was kileld and two others were hospitalized following a violent crash on the MacArthur Causeway in Miami Beach. Police spokesman Bobby Hernandez comments. (Published Thursday, Apr 24, 2014)

    "The damage on the vehicles is pretty severe," Hernandez said.

    Malcolm Lloyd, founder and CEO of Old Nassau Imports, was the passenger in the Lamborghini and died at the scene. Police said he was the driver's brother-in-law.

    1 Killed, 2 Injured in Violent Crash on MacArthur Causeway

    [MI] 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Violent Crash on MacArthur Causeway
    One person was killed andtwo others injured in a violent crash on the MacArthur Causeway involving a Lamborghini and an SUV. Miami Beach Police spokesman Bobby Hernandez comments. (Published Thursday, Apr 24, 2014)

    Old Nassau Imports released a statement Thursday evening saying: "It saddens us to confirm that Old Nassau Imports Founder, Chairman and CEO Dr. Malcolm Lloyd died unexpectedly this morning in an automobile accident in Miami Beach, Fla. All of us at Old Nassau Imports are heartbroken over the loss our friend and leader. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. At this time, we ask the privacy of his family and colleagues be respected."

    The drivers of the SUV and the Lamborghini were both taken to Ryder Trauma Center where they're expected to survive, Hernandez said.

    The driver of the SUV was identified as Raul Alfonzo, 56. The driver of the Lambroghini was identified as Andres Esteban Toro, 53. Both remain at the Ryder Trauma Center as of Thursday afternoon.


    Speed is a factor in the crash and investigators are awaiting alcohol and drug tests. Toro was charged late Thursday night with reckless vehicular homicide.

    The westbound lanes of the Causeway were closed for several hours as police investigated the incident and crews cleaned up the extensive damage.

    Almost two months ago, former Hurricane football player JoJo Nicolas died after injuries he sustained when his car crashed into the back of a tractor trailer in the same spot as Thursday morning's crash.