On Saturday, a collision involving multiple vehicles occurred in Queens, resulting in injuries sustained by eight individuals.
At approximately 3:00 in the afternoon, a 33-year-old man behind the wheel of a Hyundai Genesis reportedly collided with several cars and a 14-year-old pedestrian.
A man named Michael Moreno, who resides in Dutchess County, has recently faced charges for driving under the influence of alcohol, impaired driving, and refusing to take a breathalyzer test.
Upon receiving several 911 calls about a crash at the intersection of 47th Street and Queens Boulevard, the police rushed to the scene. To their dismay, they found a 14-year-old girl who had suffered head injuries as a result of the collision.
A total of eight individuals, including the 14-year-old, were taken to nearby medical facilities for treatment of injuries that were determined to be not life-threatening in nature.
In 2015, Moreno was taken into custody for his involvement in the case.
It is with great sadness that we report the untimely passing of Gabriela Aguilar Valinos at the young age of 27. She tragically lost her life while riding her bike home from work. Our hearts go out to her family and loved ones during this difficult time. May she rest in peace.
After being involved in a deadly hit-and-run, Moreno had to serve a six-year sentence in prison.
On Thursday, Grace Rosa Baez and her partner were taken into custody by the authorities.