Driver Gets Up To 15 Years For NYC Sidewalk CrashA van driver who downed drinks before running over and killing a pregnant woman on a Manhattan sidewalk is headed to prison for seven to 15 years.
Van Driver Convicted In Deadly NYC Sidewalk CrashProsecutors said the grocery-store repairman was drunk and distracted by a passenger's antics when his work van veered onto a sidewalk in March 2009, killing Ysemny Ramos and her unborn child. A friend walking with her was hurt.
Driver: Van Failed Before Deadly NY Sidewalk WreckProsecutors said Brown's blood-alcohol level topped the legal limit, and he was distracted by a passenger's wolf-whistling at passing women.
Driver Goes On Trial In Deadly N.Y. Sidewalk WreckA 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.