Driver Charged With DWI in Minivan Crash That Critically Injured 5: NYPD - NBC New York

Driver Charged With DWI in Minivan Crash That Critically Injured 5: NYPD

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    The minivan crashed around 4:30 p.m. Monday in the Grasmere section of Staten Island.

    Police say a drunk driver lost control of a minivan and careened into a pole Monday afternoon on Staten Island, injuring five people in the vehicle, including four children. 

    The minivan crashed around 4:30 p.m. on Fingerboard Road in the Grasmere neighborhood.

    The impact of the crash injured four children and a 33-year-old woman. Among the children were an 11-month-old girl, a 3-year-old girl, a 9-year-old boy, and an 11-year-old girl. 

    Those who were injured were rushed to Staten Island University Hospital in critical but stable condition.

    Five people, including four children, were critically injured in the crash.

    The driver of the vehicle, 35-year-old Norman Williams, was arrested and charged with vehicular assault, aggravated DWI and DWI. The aggravated DWI charge stems from the fact that there was a child in the car. 

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