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BSO Says In Preliminary Investigation Deceased Driver Ran Red Light In Fatal Accident

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Deerfield-News.com-Deerfield Beach,Fl-BSO has just released the latest information about the fatal crash on Powerline Road and Tenth Street.

PIO Number:
23-12-14
BSO Case Number:
10-2312-001593
Date:
Dec.10, 2023
Time:
4:21 a.m.
Jurisdiction:
Deerfield Beach
Place of Occurrence:
Intersection of Southwest 10th Street and South Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach
Driver 1:
Giovanny Reyes Hernandez, 30, 2/12/1993, male, Pompano Beach (DECEASED)
Driver 2:
Adult male, name withheld, Marsy’s Law
Driver 3:
Adult female, name withheld, Marsy’s Law
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that left a man dead in Deerfield Beach.
Shortly after 4:21 a.m., on Sunday, Dec. 10, BSO traffic homicide detectives responded to the intersection at South Powerline Road and Southwest 10th Street after a report of a crash with injuries. The preliminary investigation revealed Giovanny Hernandez was driving a 2008 Volkswagen Jetta traveling northbound on South Powerline Road where he ran the red light and entered the intersection.
According to detectives, the driver of a 2020 Freightliner tractor-trailer, who was traveling eastbound, struck the Volkswagen in a T-bone style collision. The impact caused the tractor-trailer to ‘jackknife,’ which means the truck’s two separate parts folded in on itself. The tractor-trailer slid into the westbound lanes hitting a 2016 Ram 1500 pickup truck before arriving to a final rest.
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue responded to the scene and pronounced the driver of the Volkswagen deceased. Paramedics transported the driver of the tractor-trailer was transported to a nearby hospital to receive treatment for his injuries. He was later released. No other injuries were reported. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. C. De Jesus & S. Portoro, THI
Sgt. R. Hager, THI

Deerfield Beach; BSFR

THIS REPORT BY:
Claudinne Caro/Bilingual PIO
12/13/23 1530