On November 21, 2021, Puerto Rican reggaeton musician Arcangel’s younger brother Justin Santos died in an automobile accident. Justin was struck by a drunk lady traveling the other way on a San Juan bridge in a Can-Am SUV. Justin died when his automobile ran over him. He was steady. Blood was drawn from the crash’s perpetrator.
Tragic Accident of El Arcangel’s Brother
- Justin Santos died in a car crash
- Identity of the person responsible for the accident
Arcangel’s brother, Justin Santos, was 21. On Sunday, November 21, 2021, he was driving a Can-Am SUV with a passenger on the Teodoro Moscoso Bridge in San Juan around 2:30 am. Maria, a 46-year-old alleged drunk driver, struck the automobile from the other way with her Hyundai Tucson. Justin and his passenger were thrown from the automobile, but his car rolled over and ran over Justin. His injuries killed him on the spot. Rio Piedras Medical Center stabilized his passenger. Bridge security cameras captured the collision.
The lady who struck Justin’s vehicle was hospitalized too. She’s been charged with DUI and causing death by carelessness, but she’s unidentified. The cops drew her blood to see whether she was inebriated. The inquiry into why she drove the wrong way on the bridge is underway.
Who is El Arcangel?
- Troubled past
- His first statements after his brother’s death
Arcangel is a 35-year-old reggaeton singer who was born in New York City and grew up in Puerto Rico with his brother Justin. He is known for his songs such as “Me Prefieres a Mi”, “Pa’ Que la Pases Bien”, “Por Amar a Ciegas” and “Contigo Quiero Amores”. He is also the stepfather of Joe Martin, the son of his colleague Nicky Jam. He has two children of his own: Angélica Lucero Santos Figueroa and Austin Alejandro Santos Pascual.
Arcangel has had a troubled past, as he has been involved in several controversies and legal issues. In 2018, he was arrested for domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend Austin Agostina Valeria Chirino. In 2019, he suffered a pre-infarction in his heart and was hospitalized in Florida. In 2020, he was accused of plagiarism by Colombian singer Karol G for his song “Sigues Con Él” with Sech.
After his brother’s death, Arcangel took to Instagram to mourn the loss and ask God for strength and understanding. He wrote an emotional message saying: “I am nothing or no one to demand of you, much less claim anything from you Father, I was taught that your will, whatever happens, should be respected and accepted, and even if it hurts at an inexplicable level, if so your will, I repeat that I accept it, Dad, now I do believe that I am in a position to ask you for strength and understanding.”
The Alleged Culprit in the Death of Justin Santos
- Description of the suspect
- The punishments faced by the person
Maria, a 46-year-old, is accused of killing Justin Santos. Justin’s Can-Am SUV crashed with her Hyundai Tucson on San Juan’s Teodoro Moscoso Bridge. Due to her erratic driving on the bridge, she is accused of being intoxicated.
The cops are investigating her for intoxication and taking blood samples from her. Driving under the influence and causing death by carelessness are possible offenses. Puerto Rico’s Penal Code punishes certain crimes with up to six years in jail and $5,000 penalties. Justin’s family and passengers may potentially sue her.