Tragic Death of Father and Three Sons in St Petersburg DUI Accident

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8/1/2010
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Tragic Death of Father and Three Sons in St Petersburg DUI Accident

Family vacation to St. Petersburg, Florida has a tragic ending for the McConnell family as their father and three sons are killed by a drunk driver. The auto accident claimed the lives of Elroy McConnell, 51, Kelly McConnell, 19, and Nathan McConnell, 24, and Elroy McConnell III, 28. The McConnell family, visiting from Orlando, Florida was travelling south on 22nd Avenue North when their vehicle was struck by a vehicle which ran the red light at Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard.

The vehicle that ran the red light was driven by Demetrius Jordan, 20, of St. Petersburg. The collision also injured Mario Robinson, 20, of St. Petersburg. Mario Robinson,the passenger in Jordan’s car, was transported to Bayfront Medical Center with serious injuries. Demetrius Jordon was arrested by the St. Petersburg Police Department and charged with four counts of DUI manslaughter and one count of DUI with serious bodily injury.

From everyone at the Rooth Law Group, we send our thoughts and prayers out to the family and friends of the McConnell family.

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