August 31 Update from kob.com –
A two year old boy injured in an alleged DWI crash Saturday has died.
APD says Vicente Griego’s family took the boy off life support Thursday.
Griego suffered a broken neck and brain injuries after the car in which he was riding was hit by Mariano Salaz, Jr., 20.
According to Albuquerque police, Salaz’s blood alcohol level was at least twice the legal limit Saturday when he hit two vehicles and a police cruiser on Coors Boulevard near Quail Road in northwest Albuquerque.
Salaz is due back in court on September 9. At that time, it is expected he will be charged with vehicular homicide, and a higher bond will be set, APD says.
Salaz is currently out of jail on bond.
Original story follows –
The parents of a 2-year-old boy injured in a drunk-driving crash are devastated and angry after the crash left their toddler on life support
“He’s starting to breathe on his own, but he’s still having complications and right now we don’t know where we stand with him, whether he’s going to live or not,” Jonathan Griego said.
Jonathan Griego was praying Saturday night. His 2-year-old son Vicente can not breathe on his own has bleeding on his brain and is on life support.
Police say Mariano Salaz, 20, was drunk when he rammed into the back of Griego’s car around 1 a.m. Saturday.
Little Vicente was in the back seat.
Police say Salaz took off down the road hitting and injuring another driver.
When police tried to stop him they say he then rammed a cop car.
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