Bailey, 29, faces charges of driving under the influence and resisting an officer. He has reportedly bonded out of jail. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.
Jeremy Beren Banner, 50, is the latest South Florida resident to die in an accident involving a Tesla electric vehicle. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred on March 1 on State Road 7 just north of Atlantic Avenue in West Delray.
Banner was southbound in a 2018 Tesla Model 3 when his vehicle hit the side of tractor-tailor that was turning left onto a divided highway. The impact sheared off the roof of the Tesla as it passed under the trailer. It is unclear if the Tesla’s autopilot or automatic emergency braking systems were functioning at the time of the crash.
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Worker John Michael Gratton is accused of driving while under the influence and crashing into five vehicles.
Gratton, 38, of Coral Springs, faces several charges, including DUI first offense; DUI damage with personal injury; possession of drug paraphernalia; reckless driving; reckless driving causing property damage; reckless driving causing injury; leaving the scene of an accident with property damage; failure to remain at a scene involving a non-serious injury; and resisting an officer without violence. His bond was set $3,000.
According to news sources, the car crash occurred at around 8:30 a.m. on November 23 in the eastbound lanes of State Road 84, east of SW 148th Avenue in Davie.
The cyclists were members of a group called Cycling Family Broward. They regularly ride in the Davie area on weekends, although in much larger numbers. That Sunday’s ride began at 7:30 a.m. in Pembroke Pines and was to last for three hours, sources say.