4 children died after a semitrailer rammed in their car
Four children were killed after a semitrailer driver, who according to authorities could have been on drugs, crashed into a car which slowed down in a construction area on Interstate 70 in the east of Indiana, pushing it on the path of another semi-automatic car.
The accident with three vehicles occurred immediately after 17:00. On Thursday, police arrived to find a Chevrolet car and a second semi-trailer carrying a trailer in a van, freeing itself from the highway and overwhelmed by the flames.
Witnesses say they saw how the first semi-trailer “ran randomly before the accident,” Wayne County sheriff said in a statement.
The 33-year-old driver was taken to the hospital
33-year-old driver Corey Warrow of Camden, Ohio, fled his burning midfielder with non-lethal injuries and was taken to Richmond’s Reid Health Hospital, Indiana police said.
Preliminary toxicological reports showed that Whitrow had several drugs in his system, the Sheriff’s office reported.
Charges for the crime
He was charged with four reckless homicide charges, which occurred while he was drunk, causing death and intoxicated, causing serious physical harm.
The driver of the second semiautomatic plane, Thomas Flaherty, 57, of Springfield, Ohio, was taken by medical helicopter to the Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis, where he was taken to the burns department in critical condition.
The driver and the father were rescued safely
The Chevrolet driver – and the father of the two youngest victims – Aaron Bruce, 34, of Kansas City, Missouri, was pulled out of his car by a good Samaritan, but they could not save the children and die in a car on fire. ,
The victims were identified as Aneza Noel Acosta, 15 years old; Quintin Michael McGowan, 13 years old; Brekkin Riley Bruce, 8 years old; and Trentin Bo Bruce, 6 years old.
The relation between the children is identified as siblings.