Pembroke Pines, Florida
January 28, 2016
Cause of death: Vehicular
Last updated: over 1 year ago
A woman who was killed in a collision with a Pembroke Pines police officer early Thursday morning had recently been arrested after a New Year's Eve altercation with Hollywood police, arrest records show.
Jessica Lee Bonilla, 24, of Miami Lakes, was killed in the collision at Pines Boulevard and Northwest 114th Avenue in Pembroke Pines.
Witnesses told police that the officer, identified as Olayemi Okegbola, was traveling east on Pines Boulevard about 2:15 a.m. when a woman traveling south in a 2012 Infiniti ran a red light at the intersection.
Pembroke Pines police said Okegbola did not have time to stop, and his SUV collided with the car.
The woman, later identified as Bonilla, and Okegbola were taken to Memorial Regional Hospital, where Bonilla was pronounced dead.