Skip to comments.Kennedy daughter arrested after crash
Posted on 07/13/2012 7:39:14 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd
GOVERNOR Andrew Cuomo's ex-wife, Kerry Kennedy, has been arrested for driving while impaired by drugs after she accidentally struck a tractor-trailer and fled, police say. Kennedy is the seventh of 11 children of the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy. State police said she was found on Friday morning behind the wheel of her disabled vehicle on the side of a road in Westchester, just north of New York City.
Authorities say emergency services callers reported the car was driving erratically on Interstate 684 and collided with a tractor-trailer in the town of North Castle. The car was damaged and had a flat tyre, police said.
A spokesman for Kennedy, who lives in nearby Bedford, denied that she was driving under the influence of drugs.
"Kerry Kennedy voluntarily took breathalyser, blood and urine tests - all of which showed no drugs or alcohol whatsoever in her system," spokesman Ken Sunshine said in an emailed statement. "The charges were filed before the test results were available."
...Police said Kennedy was issued traffic tickets that must be returned to the town of North Castle Court on Tuesday.
Members of the Kennedy clan who reside in the Westchester area have been beset with a string of public troubles in recent weeks.
Mary Kennedy, the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr, hanged herself in May at the family's estate in Bedford. A divorce was pending when she died. An autopsy report released last week showed she had antidepressants in her system.
Kerry Kennedy, 52, described her sister-in-law as her "best friend" in a eulogy published in the Huffington Post after her death.
"We were inseparable - we shared friendships, a closet, a cash card," Kennedy wrote.
Her brother, Douglas Kennedy, the 10th of the 11 siblings, is embroiled in a legal battle after two nurses claimed he injured them on January 7 when he tried to take his newborn son from a hospital maternity ward.
Kennedy, 44, said he was protecting his son "from a complete stranger who tried to grab him from my arms". A judge is expected to rule by August 9 on charges of physical harassment and child endangerment.
Kerry Kennedy and Andrew Cuomo wed in 1990 in Washington, joining two of America's important political families.
The couple split in 2003 in a messy public divorce that played out in the tabloids. They have three daughters.
(K = Kennedy)
Maybe she can use John Bryson’s excuse.
If we would just incarcerate all of the Kennedys on suspicion of future vehicular homicide, a few more souls might still be on this planet and we would all be better off.
“Kerry Kennedy...” With a name like that, you can understand why she’s on drugs.
Just good genes.
Now just how does that saying go about the falling apple??? LOL So true.
“Do you know who I am?!”
I am attempting to give-a-damn...... but it isn’t happening. The Kennedy family has worn out it’s welcome.
When asked how she would plead, her attorney said, “We will cross that bridge when we come to it.”
Thank you for that.
The Kennedy family has worn out its welcome.”
For those of us ignorant, non-elitist folk, who in the hell are the Kennedy’s?
Hey, at least no one drowned. Thanks Responsibility2nd.
The Kennedy Family. Unsafe at any speed.
DWK: driving while Kennedy. These people could get in car crashes on their bicycles.
Cuomo ex-wife Kerry Kennedy busted for driving on drugs: report
,” spokesman Ken Sunshine <<
and in other news from Kathy Raindrops...Now pay attention folks!...shes only gonna tell u twice....
Read my tagline.
The Kennedy Family. Unsafe at any speed.<<<
in water air or snow....Whats left for ‘em??
That was a LOL moment.
NEVER, EVER get into a conveyance of any sort with a Kennedy.
I am glad no one was hurt. Maybe she can hook up with Jesse Jackson Jr at the Mood Disorder Clinic.
Every time a Kennedy takes the wheel of a plane, boat, car or skis, people die.
Pray for America
That classy, lace-curtain family again! What a bunch of little scamps!
I’d still rather hunt with Dick Cheney than ride with a Kennedy.
“Kerry Kennedy voluntarily took breathalyser, blood and urine tests - all of which showed no drugs or alcohol whatsoever in her system,” spokesman Ken Sunshine said in an emailed statement.”
I know they can determine blood alcohol quickly, but I thought tox screens for drugs took weeks or months. No?
Right. But she did not cross a bridge, and she never had a meal with Kennedy and Dodd. Camelot will never die as long as the Kennedy remnant lives on. ‘nuff said.
You would think the Kennedys would've learned to avoid Ambien, after Patches's smashup on Capitol Hill a few years ago.
A true Kennedy would have overdosed.
Sources told CBS’s Sean Hennessey that Kennedy was slumped over the wheel and had told police she had taken the sleep aid Ambien.
However, one retired police officer said thats no excuse.
If shes taken prescription drugs, its probably telling her she shouldnt be driving, Jim Caravello said. Most prescriptions that are narcotic are going to tell you you shouldnt be on the road driving.
“in water air or snow....Whats left for em??”
Dirt? Have they tried that yet? It must be next on their list. ;o)
Seriously, any woman who would marry a Kennedy man has got to have a, figuratively speaking, death wish.
Is that all they’ve got? Repeating the same story over and over?
Forgive me for being a tad judgemental, but that family is really messed up, and it bleeds onto their spouses.
Good thing she wasn’t on a bridge. They seem to gravitate to bridges in that family.
Another Kennedy in trouble should be given “Sticky Status”.
Damn Lace Curtain Irish are ruining us Drinking Irishmen!
She LEFT the scene of an accident that she caused!! That gets MOST people in trouble with the law, but since she’s “ROYALTY”, never mind.
Oh those elitist utopian families are a riot! This is the future impoverished classes (formally the middleclass) comedy hour.
Some guy running the drug test just got rich.
Tis a pity she survived
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