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Coral Springs Business Owner Charged in Deadly Ferrari Crash • Coral Springs Talk

 

By Kevin Deutsch

A Coral Springs enterprise proprietor was arrested on several rates Thursday, like DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide stemming from an intoxicated driving crash that killed his passenger, arrest data display.

According to Broward Sheriff’s Place of work records, John Serino, 57, of Parkland was being held without the need of bond Thursday night time in the Broward Principal Jail.

Final month, Coral Springs Chat solely noted that Serino — CEO of The Unique Frameless Shower Doorways enterprise — was “under the impact,” driving an believed 100 miles for each hour on West Dawn Boulevard when he crashed his Ferrari in a rollover accident killing a 54-yr-aged father of 4, in accordance to law enforcement information.

Serino was driving his grey 2019 812 Superfast Ferrari “in a careless or negligent manner” and “too quickly for conditions” although “under the impact of drugs/prescription drugs/alcohol” the early morning of April 24, pursuing an outing with passenger Victor Battaglia to a Broward strip club, in accordance to a visitors crash report submitted by the Dawn Police Section.

Battaglia, a contractor and true estate manager from Purple Financial institution, New Jersey, was killed in the crash, police explained.

Serino was executing an believed 100 miles for every hour in a 45 mile for each hour zone when he crashed by means of a fence at West Dawn Boulevard and the Sawgrass Expressway’s southbound ramp involving 5:07 and 5:10 a.m., the crash report states.

Law enforcement explained his sporting activities car traveled around a berm and went airborne in advance of hitting a tree as it descended, winding up on its roof.

All-around 9:40 a.m., approximately four-and-a-fifty percent hrs immediately after the crash, Sunrise Law enforcement and Florida Highway Patrol obtained many phone calls “of a white male stumbling from the wooded location,” later discovered by police as Serino, just west of the crash web page, the report states.

“The calls received by this company indicated that the matter appeared disoriented and was not donning any pants,” police explained in the report.

A Dawn Law enforcement officer arrived and noticed Serino “laying on the aspect of the roadway in a fetal placement,” the report states.

As Sunrise Hearth Rescue staff handled Serino, the officer spotted contemporary tire marks and adopted them to the crash scene, a wooded spot just west of the expressway. There, police identified the Ferrari upside-down with lights flashing and Battaglia lifeless in the entrance passenger seat, still putting on his seat belt, information demonstrate.

Paramedics took Serino to Broward Wellbeing Clinical Heart for injuries experienced in the crash, law enforcement explained. At the hospital, he told Sunrise Law enforcement Visitors Officer Kasey Webber he and Battaglia had absent to a strip club just before the crash, records exhibit.

 “The final thing he remembered was the clock inside of the Ferrari displaying the time was all over 12 a.m. as he was driving,” law enforcement wrote. “Serino stated that he does not recall what transpired, only that he awoke inside of the Ferrari and that it had been in an incident. Serino encouraged he was capable to no cost himself and exit the motor vehicle.”

Serino instructed police he stumbled out of the car or truck and made his way toward the roadway, exactly where he was later discovered by police and paramedics.

“John Serino encouraged that Battaglia was with him inside the vehicle while they had been driving,” the report states. “However, he was unable to ascertain where by Battaglia was at this time.”

Police established Serino had pushed his Ferrari in a “careless or negligent manner” as properly as in an “erratic, reckless or intense manner” and suspected he had used liquor, according to the report.

A police officer at the clinic “overheard when John Serino knowledgeable trauma nurse (Katelyn Duckworth) at Broward Wellbeing Professional medical Heart that he experienced been consuming alcoholic drinks through the study course of the night for the duration of her line of questioning,” police wrote.

A further law enforcement officer “indicated that she noticed John Serino have bloodshot watery-eyes and various scratches on his human body.” Serino advised the officer, “he would be keen to give a consensual blood attract and urine sample to figure out his level of alcohol,” police wrote.

Serino also signed a consent form agreeing to provide the samples, law enforcement explained.

According to the report, law enforcement collected Serino’s blood samples and urine, packaged them, and submitted them to the Broward County Healthcare Examiner’s Business for testing.

The crash prompted an estimated $300,000 in harm to Serino’s Ferrari, police explained.

Law enforcement experienced the vehicle towed from the scene to the police department, where it was “placed in a secure space pending further more evaluation.”

Serino also faces prices of DUI with house destruction and reckless driving with property damage,  documents display.

On June 25, a wrongful dying lawsuit was filed in Broward Circuit Court on behalf of Battaglia’s estate, alleging carelessness by Serino, documents show.

The estate’s agent, Anthony Crupi, is seeking damages in excess of $100,000 on behalf of Battaglia’s two daughters and two sons.

Parkland Man Drove Ferrari 100 MPH in Deadly Crash, Police Say

John Serino

On September 9, Serino submitted court docket papers in Broward County alleging he was served “chemically altered” or “drugged” drinks in the $800-per person VIP part of Scarlett’s Cabaret, a strip club in Hallandale Beach, right before the crash.

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