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Mother Drives Drunk with Child In Car

Posted on Jan 24, 2011
Mother, Samantha Alfaro from Bay Shore was arrested for driving drunk. Her three year old child was in the car at the time of the crash. The child, age three, was in the back seat. She was not in a car seat. Alfaro left her cousins house in East Meadow to make her way back home. She was on South Oyster Bay Road when she passed out at the wheel and crashed into a tree. As a result of the crash her daughter is now a quadriplegic and breathes with the help of a respirator. The crash happened March of 2010. Alfaro now pleads guilty to driving drunk with her child. She could be in jail for three to nine years. She will be sentenced February 28, 2011. When police showed up at the scene Alfaro's alcohol level was at 0.11, the legal limit being 0.08.

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