Some 100 family and friends packed the courtroom as Peter Rodriguez was sentenced to 3 1/2 to 7 years in prison for causing a deadly wrong-way crash on the LIE that killed George Gibbons.
Around 6:45 a.m. on Oct. 15, 2011, police said Peter Rodriguez crashed into a livery cab on the Long Island Expressway service road killing 37-year-old George Gibbons.
Around 6:45 a.m. on Oct. 15, police said Peter Rodriguez crashed into a livery cab on the Long Island Expressway service road killing 37-year-old George Gibbons who had just closed up his bar in Maspeth.
Police say suspect Peter Rodriguez, 36, was driving the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway when he hit the cab carrying George Gibbons. He apparently then took off without bothering to call for help.
A $10,000 reward has been posted for information leading to the arrest of a driver wanted in a deadly wrong-way crash that killed a beloved bar owner in Queens.
The crash occurred on October 15, when 37-year-old George Gibbons closed up his “Gibbon’s Home” bar in Maspeth before catching a cab home.
George Gibbons, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene after the cab he was in was struck by a wrong-way driver on the service road of the Long Island Expressway.
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