A drunk driver has been held responsible for a crash that happened at Tamiami Trail East in Naples.

Authorities confirm eight people were hospitalized after the crash. The eight people were injured after the man backed his car into a crowd. Report says he backed his Honda Accord through the parking lot of Mi Mercado Foods at 11375 Tamiami Trail East in Naples. The man hit several picnic tables where people were eating and then fled the scene.

Deputies were able to locate him a half-mile away from the scene and he was arrested on several DUI charges and leaving the scene of an accident. The eight injured victims were taken to the hospital. Report says seven sustained minor injuries while one woman’s injuries were listed as serious.

Alcohol was a factor in the crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. No other details were immediately released by the officials.

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Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash:  “Our hearts go out to the victims that were injured in this crash.  It is devastating when someone has been injured as a result of an impaired driver.  We hope that the two victim’s injuries are not life-threatening and that they have a speedy recovery.  It is also important for those involved to contact an experienced auto accident attorney that knows how to help them through this difficult time.”

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