News

3 members of NJ family on the way to Niagara Falls, killed by suspected drunk driver, report says

Richard Sawicki, 20, was arraigned Sunday and, according to The New York Post, held on $200,000 bond.
(Wyoming County Sheriff)

Three members of a New Jersey family ride in the north of the state of New York for a visit to Niagara Falls for Memorial Day weekend, ovl. after their SUV was struck by an alleged drunk driver, reports said.

The SUV was reportedly carrying nine persons in the family and was hit at an intersection in Sheldon, N. Y., at 6:39 pm NJ.com reported. The report said that the driver of a pick-up truck blew through a stop sign.

Two victims—women who were ejected from the SUV were pronounced dead at the scene. A child, 4, was rushed to a hospital with injuries to his head and died there, the report said.

Video

Richard Sawicki, 20, was arrested at the scene and charged with aggravated vehicle homicide and DWI. He was arraigned Sunday and, according to The New York Post, held on $200,000 bond.

FOR THE FOX NEWS APP

NJ.com reported that the victims’ identification has taken place to further family notification.

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular