On May 20th, a car crash in Brownsville, Brooklyn, left a 1-year-old critically injured. A 28-year-old driver ran a red light and hit another car. The child was not in a car seat. Both drivers were arrested; one for suspected DUI, the other for an expired license.

Baby Boy Critically Injured in Brooklyn DUI Car Crash

In Brownsville, Brooklyn, a car crash involving two drivers resulted in severe injuries to a 1-year-old child. The accident occurred at the intersection of Mother Gaston Boulevard and Dumont Avenue. 

Both drivers involved in the incident were arrested, with one suspected of driving under the influence and the other found to be driving with an expired temporary license plate.

As ABC7 News reported, the crash happened around 7 p.m. on Monday May 20th. A 28-year-old woman driving a gray Honda Accord ran a red light at Livonia Avenue and then attempted to do the same at Dumont Avenue. This led to a collision with a red Acura TLX, driven by a 38-year-old woman who had the right of way.

The 1-year-old child, who was not in a car seat, was in the passenger seat held by his 21-year-old mother, who also was not wearing a seatbelt. The impact of the crash caused severe injuries to the child, who was found bleeding from the ears, nose, and mouth. 

Police officers quickly responded to the scene and rushed the infant to Brookdale University Hospital in their patrol car. The child is in critical but stable condition with a skull fracture.

Both drivers sustained minor injuries and were taken to local hospitals for treatment. The 28-year-old driver of the Honda was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. The 38-year-old driver of the Acura was found to be driving with an expired temporary paper license plate issued in New Jersey and was also taken into custody.

The authorities are continuing their investigation into the incident, and charges against both drivers are pending. This tragic event highlights the severe consequences of traffic violations and the importance of adhering to traffic safety regulations to prevent such accidents.