A Tampa man has been charged with DUI Manslaughter following a crash that killed a 5-year old girl, authorities say. FHP is reporting that Rolando Rojas of Tampa swiped two cars on Friday while trying to squeeze between two lanes. He then hit a van in an intersection, hurting several children and killing Lilly Mills of Brandon. Rojas is also being charged with DUI Manslaughter, Reckless Driving with Serious Bodily Injury, and four counts of DUI with Property Damage.
DUI Manslaughter is a very serious charge in Florida. Recently, the Tampa Bay area has been plagued with DUI Manslaughter cases. If you or a loved on has been charged in a crime of this nature, call Taracks & Associates today for a free consultation at 813-281-2897. One of our experienced criminal defense lawyers and former state prosecutors will discuss your case with you and help you understand your rights and potential defenses. DUI Manslaughter carries a minimum mandatory four year sentence, so it is imperative that you begin working on your case with a skilled attorney now to try and find a defense. Call us today.