Report: Woman who plowed into children faces charges
BROCKTON, Mass. —
A Brockton woman faces charges after police said she struck three children at a bus stop on Thursday morning, according to a report.
The Brockton Enterprise reports that Yainira Boria, 38, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing bodily injury and public drinking.
Police said Boria was driving a red Honda sedan when she struck three children while they were crossing the street at Warren Avenue and Myrtle Street.
The injured children, an 8-year-old girl, 7-year-old boy and 6-year-old boy, were transported to Signature Hospital, according to the newspaper. The 7-year-old boy has since been released from the hospital.
According to the newspaper, the children attend Brookfield Elementary School.
The vehicle stopped after hitting the children, but then Boria sped away. Police said a passenger got out of the car and fled on foot. According to the newspaper, police are still looking for the passenger.
Police found the car at about 9:30 a.m. parked in a small lot near Legion Parkway, the newspaper reported. Boria was standing near the car, holding a beer in hand at the time of her arrest.
According to the newspaper, police are still investigating whether Boria had been drinking at the time of the accident.
Police said Boria is known to police, the newspaper reported.