By CBSNewYork Team

JONES BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Bronx man is facing charges for allegedly hitting a child with a jet ski off Jones Beach.

Police say 30-year-old Anthony DeJesus was drunk when he crashed into the 8-year-old boy around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

(Credit: Nassau County Police)

The child, who was swimming at the time, was airlifted to a hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

DeJesus faces multiple charges, including operating a vessel while impaired by alcohol.

CBSNewYork Team