Upstate NY Teen was Driving 100 MPH, Drunk, with 9 Others in Car
Lucky to be Alive
"Lucky to be alive" might be the understatement of the year considering the charges an Upstate NY teen faces after State Troopers pulled over a car doing excess of 100 MPH, allegedly drunk, in a 45 MPH zone.
"While patrolling State Route 20 in the town of New Lebanon, Troopers observed a 2019 Honda Civic traveling over 100 miles per hour in a 45-mile-per-hour zone. Investigation during the traffic stop determined that the driver was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. The vehicle also contained nine juvenile passengers, four of which were under the age of sixteen." -New York State Police
Even scarier, New York State Police say that there were 9 other passengers stashed inside the vehicle, many of whom were under the age of 16.
Drunk teen was doing in excess of 100 MPH
According to the New York State Police, Troopers at the New Lebanon barracks arrested a 16-year-old last Sunday and charged them with class E felony of Aggravated Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Leandra’s Law.
Due to the age of the individual arrested, police have not disclosed their name or sex.
On Sunday, July 23rd, Troopers patrolling State Route 20 in the town of New Lebanon, observed a 2019 Honda Civic traveling over 100 miles per hour in a 45-mile-per-hour zone.
The drunk driver, a minor, had 9 others with him
During the investigation, Troopers were able to determine that the driver had been drinking and was therefore responsible for the others inside the vehicle.
Police say that the vehicle contained nine juvenile passengers, four of which were under the age of sixteen. Sources say that two of the kids were inside the trunk.
Driver faces Felony charges
According to State Police, the driver faces four counts of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Leandra’s Law, a class E felony.