Prosecutors said Gary Hendricks was driving his SUV drunk when he crashed and flipped over several times in July. He pleaded guilty to the charges. Authorities said Hendricks’ blood alcohol level was .17 percent at the time of the crash.
A wrong-way driver had a blood alcohol level of four times the legal limit when she slammed into another vehicle and died on the Taconic State Parkway this past weekend, authorities said Wednesday.
George Kiaha of Garrison received the maximum sentence in White Plains county court. He apologized to the family of 55-year-old Ralph Wood.
A driver knocked back several happy-hour drinks before getting behind the wheel of a dilapidated van and plowing onto a sidewalk near the Empire State Building, pinning a pregnant woman underneath and killing her, prosecutors said.