DANIA BEACH CRASH LEAVES ONE DEAD

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
19-12-15
BSO Case Number:
02-1912-001256
Date:
Dec. 14, 2019
Time:
11 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Dania Beach
Place of Occurrence:
Griffin Road and Southwest 30th Avenue, Dania Beach

Driver 1: Laila Serrano Novoa, 52, female, Orlando
Driver 2: Joselin Parra Garcia, 27, male, 12/21/1991, 1353 S.E. Ninth Ave., Hialeah
(DECEASED)

Driver 3: Mary Gauthier, 57, female, Fort Lauderdale 

Driver 4: Adan Valentyn Leyte, 39, male, Davie
    

Description of Incident: 

Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a car crash that left a Hialeah man dead over the weekend. 

Around 11 p.m. Dec. 14, Laila Serrano Novoa was traveling eastbound on Griffin Road in a Chrysler Pacifica in the left turn lane, attempting to go northbound on Southwest 30th Avenue. Joselin Parra Garcia was traveling westbound on Griffin Road in a Honda Insight when Novoa turned left, colliding with the front end of the Honda. The collision caused both vehicles to crash into two additional vehicles.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue responded to the scene and extricated Garcia who was trapped inside his vehicle. He was transported to Memorial Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

The traffic homicide investigation is ongoing. 



INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Slagle-Grant & De Jesus, THI
Sgt. Hager, THI

THIS REPORT BY:
Miranda Grossman/PIO
12/16/19 1430

Dania Beach; BSFR