Westchester County (NY) Accident Lawyer Report: Four Injured By Drunken Bronx Motorist

Peter Duah, a 40 year old intoxicated Bronx (NYC) motorist, caused multiple car accidents Monday, December 28, 2009. Duah’s actions resulted in multiple injuries and the death of a 65 year old Yonkers man. Duah now faces felony charges.

The first incident occurred in the Bronx at the intersection of Gun Hill and White Plains roads when Duah hit an unmarked police car from behind and a second vehicle at a red light. Both officers and the other motorist complained of back and neck pain and were treated at Jacobi Medical Center.

Moments later Duah’s car approached another intersection at McLean and Central Park Avenues in Yonkers. Here Duah’s vehicle collided with the Hyundai of a Yonker’s couple at 11:45 pm. The male driver died and the 63 year old female was taken away on a stretcher to a local hospital. Duah was not injured.

Duah’s charge has been upgraded from a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated to a felony vehicular manslaughter.

Website Resources:

Charges upgraded in fatal Yonkers crash, Journal News, Leslie Korngold, December 29, 2009.

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