Malcolm Lloyd, Known as "Dr. Vodka," Identified as Victim in MacArthur Crash
Malcolm Lloyd, the CEO of the company that produced Double Cross Vodka, has been identified as the man who was killed in this morning's high-speed car crash on the MacArthur Causeway.
Andres Esteban Toro, a 53-year-old who has been identified as the victim's brother-in-law, was behind the wheel of a black Lamborghini driving in excess of 100 mph when he crashed into the back of an SUV. Toro, and Raul Alfonzo, 56, the driver of the SUV, were both also hospitalized and remain at the Ryder Trauma Center. Lloyd was in Lambo's passenger seat.
Lloyd is a medical doctor who, according to an interview with Blackbook, used to design and run cardiovascular clinical trials for a pharmaceutical companies before he decided to try his hand at the spirits business.
He partnered with a Slovakian distillery to bring Double Cross vodka to the market. The luxury spirit is distilled seven times, with the final round through a diamond-dust filter. Because of his medical degree Lloyd had been dubbed "Dr. Vodka."
Police are still investigating the crash and are awaiting the results of drug and alcohol tests.
Toro is likely to face criminal charges.