Dominique Taylor, 32, became charged with six counts of vehicular manslaughter and six counts of vehicular murder while below the influence within the deadly accident on Feb. 2. She faces as much as 60 years in jail if convicted.
Taylor becomes riding within the early morning hours while her SUV went off the street on Route 301 near Pointer Ridge Drive in Bowie. The automobile crashed into a tree, throwing nearly all of the passengers thru windows, such as five children, who died immediately. Braveboy also said that Taylor’s blood alcohol stage of .08 becomes greater than two times the prison restriction, which induced the severity of the indictment.
“Even within all that tragedy, we need to do our activity. We ought to seek justice,” Braveboy said. “It’s tough. We realize no person intends to kill everyone. But while you make selections on the roadway which might be risky, our workplace has no choice however to are seeking justice.”
None of the five children who perished in this accident were the usage of seat belts. Eight 12 months old Paris and 5 12 months antique Danielle Dixon have been sisters and Taylor’s youngsters. Six 12 months vintage Rickelle Ricks, 14 12 months antique Zion Beard, and Damari Herald, all of D.C., who were additionally killed, had been own family spouse and children. Another buddy of the own family additionally succumbed to injuries from the twist of fate. Cornell Simon, 23, of Oxon Hill, died 16 days after the incident on Feb. 18.
Braveboy made a veiled reference to the funeral when she stood among Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks and police leader Hank Stawinksi to announce harder measures in opposition to drivers in hopes of curbing the number of fatalities from being distracted while using, much less than a week earlier than announcing this indictment. It was manifestly that recollections of the emotional, closed casket funeral lingered while she met the media. “I became at the funeral,” Braveboy said. “We are now turning our recognition to obtaining justice for the sufferers and their households and preserving Ms. Taylor answerable for her moves.”
Fatal Accidents Continue in Capitol Heights
Days after pleas from the County Executive, State’s Attorney, and Police Chief for Prince George’s County drivers to become extra safety conscious when behind the wheel, a fatal twist of fate took the lives of 4 human beings in Capitol Heights on April 18. Police believe velocity becomes a “feasible main contributing aspect” within the crash, and the research is predicted to be prolonged.
Prince George’s County police said that an SUV turned into touring westbound in the 5800 blocks of Sheriff Road in Capitol Heights around 10:30 p.M. And approached a car creating a left flip. When the SUV driver tried to maneuver past that automobile, the driver misplaced manipulate. That changed into approximately the time while the SUV struck a reduce, rolled over, and hit an electrical pole, in keeping with police reviews. Two people inside the automobile, who reputedly have been now not sporting seatbelts, had been thrown from it. All 4 died at the scene, police said.
The sufferers were recognized as-as Samuel Moss, 35, of Capitol Heights; Shyra Harris, 24, of District Heights; Antonio Price, 27, of District Heights; and Jasmine Davis, 21, of District Heights. Two of the sufferers reportedly had been thrown from the car, and investigators consider they had been now not wearing seat belts.
Meanwhile, police keep ticketing distracted drivers and retaining sobriety checkpoints during the county.