CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a driver who they said caused a deadly crash in southwest Charlotte Tuesday night.
The crash closed South Tryon Street at Tyvola Road just before 8 p.m.
Officers said Michael Perrella was speeding and driving while impaired when he rear ended a jeep, killing Ramez Eldin.
Perella was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Police said he will be booked into the Mecklenburg County jail once he’s released.