Skip to comments.Mother faces charges in crash that killed child (no license)
Posted on 03/12/2013 8:28:37 AM PDT by raccoonradio
WORCESTER The mother of a 3-year-old boy faces motor vehicle homicide charges today after a Monday night car accident on Franklin Street.
Jayden Figueroa, 3, was pronounced dead at a local hospital following the 10:14 p.m. accident at 432 Franklin St.
Jayden and a 7-year-old were trapped inside the 1992 Toyota Camry which was traveling at more than 70 mph before it crossed into the eastbound travel lane and crashed into a parked Honda Odyssey, according to police.
Jayden's mother, Christina Castro, 27, of 2 Wall Street Court, was outside the vehicle with another son, a 5-year-old, when emergency personnel arrived. They worked to extricate the 3-year-old and the 7-year-old. All three children were taken to area hospitals, police said. None of the children were wearing seat belts, police said.
After the initial impact with the Odyssey, Ms. Castro's Toyota struck a Chrysler Town and Country, which sent the Chrysler into a parked tow truck.
Ms. Castro was arrested and will be arraigned today on charges of motor vehicle homicide by negligent operations, speeding, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, two counts of child restraint violation, three counts of reckless endangerment of a child and operating a motor vehicle so as to endanger.
Last night, firefighters worked feverishly to rip away parts of the car.
At one point, someone in the crowd of police, firefighters and paramedics started yelling and signaling the number four, and personnel jumped up into the snowy hill behind the accident, frantically waving flashlights and looking behind trees and under vehicles.
Crews hoisted a young boy onto a waiting stretcher, as another person was rushed into an ambulance. Another person was whisked to a third ambulance on a stretcher.
This wasn't an interstate highway folks
>>None of the children were wearing seat belts, police said.
>>leaving the scene of a property damage accident, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle
And if you enter 432 Franklin St Worcester MA on google maps, you will find that street isn't probably one with a 70 mph speed limit.
>> unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle
Why of course.
“>leaving the scene of a property damage accident,”
I don’t understand this. It says in the story she was with the car and another child when police arrived.
From the Official Worc Police Dept Facebook:
>>Investigators met with Ms. Castro at the hospital. Ms. Castro is the mother to all three boys. According to Ms. Castro, she was involved in an earlier hit and run accident just prior to her accident. Ms. Castro stated that she was traveling the speed limit just before she lost control. Evidence at the scene indicates that she was traveling at a much greater speed.
And a comment to that: >> It said on the news she rear ended a car previously and was speeding away because she didn't have a license. The car she rear ended was following her. What an idiot, a poor judgement ended with killing her youngest son
Any news on the driver’s immigration status?
illegal alien ???
She must have taken the five year old out of the car but the 3 yr old, who died, and the 7 year old were trapped in there
Don’t know and I’d hate to jump to conclusions based on the last names of the mother and the sons—which are not the same. In situations like this (unlicensed drivers) Boston talk host Howie Carr (who is on vacation this week) plays a sound cut: a car horn playing La Cucaracha...
Does that question really need to be asked?
That's b/c they use several identities (they vote and collect piles of US govt money under various names).
She also knew she was in big trouble and falsified police reports w/ a fake name ----- she did not want to give one of her gravy-train identities for fear of losing money.
Maybe Obama’s uncle was in the back seat??
Of course, just another incident to be swept under the rug of “a pathway to citizenship”.
If we ever get to REV 2 and win, we need do exactly what they did to the Torrey’s in NYC after the war, put all the dems, and illegal aliens, on ships bound for whereever they want to go. If they don’t want to give a destination, I vote for Anartica.
YAWN---is that all? Sounds like an Obama pardon is on the table....in time for midterms.
That was my first thought, but doesn’t Mass issue drivers license to illegals?
So, by Ohaha forcing them to get licenses under their real names, state computers will run a photo-match check to see if the same person has applied under different names.
Voila, they get investigated for ID theft and have to answer to a judge---and get prosecuted under US law. This frequently happens when a former illegal gets legal. (Hat tip to Freeper REAGANSSHINYHAIR)
REFERENCE The latino criminal underworld on US soil has more criminal enterprises than you can shake a stick at.
<><>ICE's "documents and benefits fraud taskforce" found a common practice among "impoverished" illegals is to buy several faked identities for several thousand dollars each----the illegal then votes and rides the US gravy train under several names.
<><> Jose Madrigal---the Washington staterapist---had some 30 identities. And probably voted and collected US benefits under every single identity.
<><>June 26, 2010 An illegal using multiple identities was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay back $3 million in fraudulently obtained unemploymet compensation. Manuel Mejia Ordonez, got eight years for conspiracy to commit mail fraud........and identity theft.
<><> Hilderberto Salinas sold state drivers' licenses issued out of the states Motor Vehicle Agency in NJ to illegals with multiple identities who did not have the necessary id's....among 40 people who participated in the widespread ring. "Impoverished" illegals paid $2,500 to $7,000 apiece for the licenses---which allows them to vote.
She can’t possibly be in this country legally.
Not yet. It is coming. Probably just in time for the mid-terms or 2016.
I’m jumping straight to the illegal alien conclusion. Why else would a 27 year old not have a license? Laziness? Not likely. Suspended license? Again, no because that would have been noted in her arrest. Only conclusion is she’s illegal.
And two other charges... not being married to the kids sperm donor and being a MORON...
Was she trying out for the local NASCAR RACE? 70 mph on a local road!! The last time I did that was late at night when I was 17...in my 'Cuda
She’ll likely bail out of jail and be in the wind, southbound.