8-Year-Old Dies Due To Father’s Drunken-Driving in Queens
Queens, NY – Police authorities investigate the death of an 8-year-old boy who was critically injured from a car crash in Queens with his father drunk-driving during the incident. Allegedly, the father slammed his Honda Acura into a telephone pole in Far Rockaway around 6:50 a.m. on August 16. The boy was immediately rushed to a hospital for emergency surgery to repair a tear in his heart. However, he died five days later after the doctors determined he was brain dead. The father was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide, vehicular manslaughter, and aggravated DWI.
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