Driver who fatally hit 2 children in NYC charged with manslaughter, assault and criminally negligent homicide
Two months ago Dorothy Burns ran a red like, killed two young children and injured 3 pedestrians in a horrific accident in Brooklyn, NYC (see previous blog). The 2 children were 20-month-old Joshua Lew and 4 year old Abigael Blumenstein, the daughter of Tony award actress Ruthie Ann Miles. Burns was indicted by a Grand Jury last Wednesday and was charged with manslaughter, assault and criminally negligent homicide. Burns had a history of reckless driving. Since 2016 she accumulated 12 driving violations from speeding in school zones and running red lights. Burns suffers from multiple sclerosis and it is unclear why she was still allowed to drive at the time of the accident. Her license is now suspended.
Read more in the Daily Beast