Mixed Martial Arts fighter Desmond Green was arrested Wednesday in Broward County, Florida.
Green is facing DUI Manslaughter and other charges for a crash that killed two women last year.
UFC lightweight Desmond Green was arrested yesterday in Broward County and faces 19 charges stemming from a traffic incident that occurred on August 18, 2018 and resulted in two deaths.
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The 29-year-old competes for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, known as the UFC.
Green lost control of his SUV while driving on I-75 near Pembroke Pines in August of 2018.
He slammed into a tractor trailer, causing a massive chain reaction crash involving five other cars.
Two passengers inside one of the cars died and several others were injured.
Reports also stated that officers on the scene said Green smelled of alcohol and spoke with slurred speech. He also tested positive for cannabinoids, THC and was over the legal limit for alcohol.
Since news of the incident broke Green’s Twitter and Instagram accounts have been shut down and removed from the internet.
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