Driver in Triple Fatal Car Crash Released on Bond

Driver released on $28,500 bond

Sunday, Apr 27, 2014  |  Updated 10:58 AM EDT
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Car Wash Held for Family of Good Samaritan

Miami-Dade Police

Christopher Masferrer

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2 Teens, Good Samaritan Killed in Crash

Two young women and a man who stopped on the road to help them are dead after police said another driver crashed into them on a Southwest Miami-Dade street.

Driver in Fatal Crash Released From Hospital

A driver in the crash that killed two teens and a good Samaritan who stopped to help them was released from the Hospital Monday. NBC 6's Christina Hernandez reports.
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The driver charged in the deaths of two teens and a good Samaritan who stopped to help them was released from Miami-Dade jail on bond Saturday.

Christopher Masferrer, 30, was arrested Friday and faces numerous charges including three charges each of reckless vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter with failure to render aid, plus two other charges of DUI with serious bodily injury and DUI damage to property of person.

Masferrer's bond was posted at $28,500 before he was released, according to online jail records.

Police said Masferrer was behind the wheel of the SUV that hit and killed 17-year-olds Carolina Agreda and Anapaula Saldana along with 45-year-old Eduardo Hernandez.

Hernandez had just stepped out of his car when all three were hit. All three died at the scene of the crash. Hernandez’s father was in the car with him and witnessed the crash.

According to a police report, witnesses said Masferrer got out of his Kia, laid on the ground, and yelled, "What have I done?"

Officers who responded to the scene said several open and closed beer cans were visible in the front seat of Masferrer's Kia. According to the police report, a witness said Masferrer drank approximately 8 beers and one shot of an unknown liquor on the Saturday afternoon before the crash.

A toxicology report found Masferrer's blood alcohol level was recorded at 0.193 and 0.167, more than twice the legal limit.

The police report also stated that based on the car's black box, or airbag control unit, the Kia Masferrer was driving was going 71 MPH in a 40 MPH zone and hit the three people who died while driving 67 miles per hour.

The accident happened near the intersection of SW 56th Street and SW 157th Avenue.

On Saturday, friends and loved ones held a car wash fundraiser for Hernandez's family. They raised more than $10,000 that will go towards the education of Hernandez's children. Earlier this week, Hernandez's family also received a key to the City of Coral Gables, where he was an employee.

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