Driver Critically Injured in Coral Gables Crash - NBC 6 South Florida

Driver Critically Injured in Coral Gables Crash

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    Driver Critically Injured in Coral Gables Crash
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    Police are investigating a crash that critically injured a driver in Coral Gables Sunday morning.

    Coral Gables Police said the driver of an Izuzu Rodeo SUV was stopped at a red light at the intersection of South Dixie Highway and Riviera Drive just after 7 a.m. That's when police say a Ford Fusion rear-ended the Rodeo.

    The driver of the Rodeo, identified as 53-year-old Serge Myrtil, was airlifted by Miami-Dade Air Rescue to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center with critical injuries.

    The driver of the Fusion, 19-year-old Rolando Garcia, stayed at the scene of the crash. Police said that driver is being investigated for driving under the influence, as alcohol tests are pending.

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