A Latin woman faces a charge of homicide in second degree in the city of Jacksonville (Florida) for initiating a chase against a man who crashed his vehicle in a parking lot and ended up dead after both caused several accidents involving five motor vehicles.
Ana Jiménez, 22, was arrested for ignoring the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Jacskonville Police and the Fire Department to desist from the pursuit, which ended in the death of James David. Robinson, 60.
Jiménez called the police when Robinson crashed your vehicle in a store parking lot on San Jose Boulevard in Jacksonville, North Florida, and launched a high-speed chase.
According to the FHP, Robinson collided with another vehicle near Interstate 295 and then continued to cross the Buckman Bridge.
Both vehicles were speeding in and out of traffic, before finally exiting onto Roosevelt Boulevard, colliding with each other multiple times.
Robinson eventually lost his life when he collided with a pickup truck and two other vehicles in the oncoming lane.
The passed away he had been found guilty three times for driving with a suspended or revoked license and was considered a habitual offender.
Jiménez had a driving violation for improperly backing up.
According to FHP, Jiménez ignored instructions from authorities and continued “to drive recklessly and endanger the lives of other drivers and individuals.”
“His actions indicate imminently dangerous acts for another person without regard to human life. His reckless actions resulted in the death of the driver … as well as damage to five vehicles and injury to three people,” he said.
In addition to the second-degree murder charge, Jiménez, who is being held in a St. Johns County jail, faces another reckless driving case.