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Drunk Driver Kills Women In Bronx

New Year’s Fatal Crash

Pamela Pimental, 27, A young woman was killed yesterday morning in the Parkchester, Bronx after a drunk driver struck the livery cab she was riding in. The driver, Hernan Vega, was arrested.

January 1, a collision at Cross Bronx Expressway and Rosedale Avenue. According to police the 2004 Mercury Marquis livery cab had been at the intersection, facing westbound on the Cross Bronx Expressway Service Road and waiting for a red light, when a 2011 Dodge Charger going west on the CBE struck the cab from behind.

livery cab passenger killed

Drunk Driver Kills Livery Cab Passenger in the Bronx.

The livery cab passenger was pronounced dead at Jacobi Hospital while the 54-year-old driver was taken to Einstein Hospital in stable condition.

The Charger’s driver, Hernan Vega, was also taken to Jacobi Hospital—and he was charged with vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

Two passengers in Vega’s Dodge Charger, a 37-year-old woman and a 29-year-old man, were also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Paul Ajlouny, New York car accident attorney, weighs in on this tragic accident, “There’s no excuse for such a tragic accident. That drunk driver never once considered the dangers of getting behind the wheel intoxicated.

Never once considered what he could lose driving drunk, let alone killing someone. Just senseless and tragic at the cost of a young women’s life. condolences to the young women’s family.” Say’s Mr.Ajlouny.

Multiple Injuries Soundview Bronx NY Car Crash

Bronx Car Crash

A serious car accident happened right outside News 12 The Bronx’s studios which sent 11 people to the hospital, including at least three children.

The crash happened at the corner of Soundview and Story avenues.

An SUV collided with a livery cab full of passengers. Witnesses say that emergency crews arrived almost immediately and the victims were loaded onto stretchers.

Bronx Car Accident

11 people hurt in Soundview crash

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