NEW City – A single of the teenagers hurt in a 3-motor vehicle crash in the place of 256 Congers Street in New City late Thursday evening has died.
Clarkstown Law enforcement reported a 16-12 months-previous boy in a car or truck driven by Alan Mendoza, 18, died Friday afternoon. An wounded 17-calendar year-outdated girl was in steady ailment in an area clinic, police stated.
Mendoza has been charged with felonies of aggravated vehicular homicide, aggravated vehicular assault, manslaughter, two counts of assault, vehicular manslaughter and driving when intoxicated, as very well as reckless driving.
Mendoza was remanded to the Rockland County Jail.
Everyone with data about the incident is questioned to call Clarkstown Police Detective Bureau at 845-639-5840.
This is the second incident of its form in Rockland County inside the past two weeks. The initially was in Montebello in the Town of Ramapo involving Suffern High University students. A teen female was killed in that incident.
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“Clarkstown suffered a grievous tragedy late past night with a now fatal car accident involving a few younger persons,” reported City Supervisor George Hoehmann. “This is each and every parent’s worst nightmare. A senseless preventable tragedy that has taken the lifestyle of a 16-calendar year-outdated still left an additional in serious condition and endlessly altered the life of several people. Our deepest condolences to the families concerned. I request all Clarkstown residents to all over again show their compassion by supporting these family members in simple ways and raise them up with your prayers in the coming hard times.”
Hoehmann reported he spoke with Colleges Superintendent Martin Cox and pledged the help of the town government in any way needed. The faculty district has created grief counselors obtainable and will continue on to do so in the coming times.