CHAPPAQUA (CBSNewYork) — Two years ago, Evan Lieberman was killed after a driver who was allegedly using the Internet on his smartphone crossed a double-yellow line in Orange County and struck the car in which the 19-year-old was riding.
Now, Lieberman’s parents have started an advocacy group in an effort to save others from the same fate, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.
In June 2011, Lieberman, who was living at home in Chappaqua after finishing his freshman year at the University of Connecticut, was carpooling in the backseat to a summer construction job when the accident occurred on Route 6 near the Woodbury Common shopping center.
Lieberman died a month after the crash from massive internal injuries.
Three of Lieberman’s friends were also injured.
Michael A. Fiddle said he fell asleep behind the wheel and was never charged by police.