The accident occurred Sunday on a highway in Wyoming County (New York)
NEW YORK. A Dominican mother, her daughter and the girl’s grandmother died in a spectacular accident shortly before arriving at Niagara Falls, to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday, after leaving his residence in Perth Amboy (New Jersey).
The dead were identified as Ondina Castro de la Cruz, 47 years old (grandmother), Mayelín Brito Castro, 32 years old (daughter), and a minor of 4 years old, Kiara Hernández (granddaughter).
The investigators said that six other people were injured in the crash, caused by a driver who was arrested and who was imposed bail of $ 100,000 dollars.
The accident occurred Sunday on a highway in Wyoming County (New York).
The impact was so strong that the women and the girl were expelled out, falling on the pavement, where the mother and grandmother were declared dead.
The minor was transported by paramedics to the Wyoming County Community Hospital (WCCH) with serious head injuries, and died an hour after being admitted.
Mayelín was the driver of the vehicle.
The accident happened shortly before 6:30 in the morning and the Wyoming County sheriff’s office received calls of a crash with multiple injured on route 20 A in the town of Sheldon.
State highway police said nine people from New Jersey were traveling in the truck and hit another truck that did not stop at a stop sign.
The wounded are Reyes Rodríguez, 55, María Brito Castro, 26, a boy of 14, a girl of 10, two twin boys of 4, who are still hospitalized in the hospital.
The driver of the truck that hit the Dominicans is Richard Sawicki, 20 years old, resident of Lackawanna, New Jersey.
He was arrested for aggravated vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and reckless imprudence.
He is incarcerated in the Wyoming County Jail with $ 100,000 in cash or $ 200,000 in bonds, and his license was suspended.
You will have to return to court on June 10, 2019.
The police said that it is possible that more charges will be added.
The dead girl and the other injured minors, did not wear seat belts and in the van they were traveling in, there were no seats for them.