According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, a 21-year-old man from Hollywood with “glassy” eyes admitted he was “really drunk” as he spoke to investigators after hitting a cyclist with his Hyundai.
It was September 4, when Lidor Lahiani was taken into custody. On Thursday afternoon, he sits in the Broward County Main Jail on one count of manslaughter, one count of possession of Xanax without a prescription and two counts of impaired driving with property damage. His bond was set at $ 65,000.
BSO did not disclose the name of the cyclist who was struck on September 4 at around 10:30 am, about 300 meters east of Indian Trace on West State Road 84. Physical evidence showed that Lahiani had sunk several times. times between the road and the gravel shoulder. hitting the cyclist eastbound from behind, according to the arrest affidavit. The cyclist bounced off the driver’s side of the 2014 Hyundai Sonata.
The affidavit added that an BSO deputy at the scene described Lahiani’s eyes as “red, bloodshot and glassy” and the eyelids as “heavy and droopy”. He said he had “partied late” the night before – an evening that included beer, marijuana, a trip to Davie’s Vixens Cabaret – and that he was “really drunk”.
This story was originally published 23 December 2021 4:45 pm.