Automobile Accidents Results in Death of Passenger (Tiffany Manzano) and DUI Conviction of Driver (Milton Lee Minier)

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The Associated Press reported that a driver (Milton Lee Minier – age 25) was sentenced to a prison term of 10 years for a DUI accident that resulted in the death of the passenger (Tiffany Manzano – age 21) in the vehicle. It was reported that Mr. Minier’s blood alcohol level (BAL) was documented at .185 which is over twice the legal limit of .08 in the State of Florida. See DUI Sentenced Handed Down in Duval County (Jacksonville) Florida.
Driving Under the Influence (DUI) can and does lead to serious personal injuries and in cases like the one above – the unfortunate and untimely death of a driver and / or passenger. DUI accident can be avoided by taking the simple act of designating a driver, calling for a ride, and / or calling a taxi or cab for a ride. DUI drivers on Florida roads put the driver, passenger, other drivers and passengers, bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorcyclists at risk.
It is important for drivers in the State of Florida to follow the law and drive with the utmost of caution. See Florida Traffic Rules and Regulations – Frequently Asked Questions.

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