Woman was run over by her husband in front of her three children leaving home in Queens, New York
A 41-year-old mother was critically injured when her husband allegedly ran over her on purpose in the family van with their three young children inside early this morning in Queens (NYC).
Security images analyzed by New York Post show the white Ford Explorer suddenly accelerates toward the victim and crashes into the side of a house at about 5:20 am today on Parsons Boulevard near Franklin Avenue, vecindario Flushing.
The van, with husband of 36 years allegedly behind the wheel, it struck a fence in front of the family’s home and flipped over on its side, police said.
The woman, who has not been identified, suffered a severe trauma to her body and she was rushed to Booth Memorial Hospital in critical condition. According to the police, The couple’s three male children – ages 11, 9 and 6 – were inside the car and were not injured.
The husband was arrested and charges against him are currently pending. The accident was being investigated as a vehicular assault and domestic incident, according to police sources.
In a similar case, in February of this year, a Hispanic man was sentenced to 23 years in prison after pleading guilty to fatally running over his wife and stabbing her with a machete in front of their grandchildren, while he was a religious pastor in New York.
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