Skip to comments.Mother faces charges in crash that killed child (no license)
Posted on 03/12/2013 8:28:37 AM PDT by raccoonradio
WORCESTER The mother of a 3-year-old boy faces motor vehicle homicide charges today after a Monday night car accident on Franklin Street.
Jayden Figueroa, 3, was pronounced dead at a local hospital following the 10:14 p.m. accident at 432 Franklin St.
Jayden and a 7-year-old were trapped inside the 1992 Toyota Camry which was traveling at more than 70 mph before it crossed into the eastbound travel lane and crashed into a parked Honda Odyssey, according to police.
Jayden's mother, Christina Castro, 27, of 2 Wall Street Court, was outside the vehicle with another son, a 5-year-old, when emergency personnel arrived. They worked to extricate the 3-year-old and the 7-year-old. All three children were taken to area hospitals, police said. None of the children were wearing seat belts, police said.
After the initial impact with the Odyssey, Ms. Castro's Toyota struck a Chrysler Town and Country, which sent the Chrysler into a parked tow truck.
Ms. Castro was arrested and will be arraigned today on charges of motor vehicle homicide by negligent operations, speeding, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, two counts of child restraint violation, three counts of reckless endangerment of a child and operating a motor vehicle so as to endanger.
Last night, firefighters worked feverishly to rip away parts of the car.
At one point, someone in the crowd of police, firefighters and paramedics started yelling and signaling the number four, and personnel jumped up into the snowy hill behind the accident, frantically waving flashlights and looking behind trees and under vehicles.
Crews hoisted a young boy onto a waiting stretcher, as another person was rushed into an ambulance. Another person was whisked to a third ambulance on a stretcher.
This wasn't an interstate highway folks
>>None of the children were wearing seat belts, police said.
>>leaving the scene of a property damage accident, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle
And if you enter 432 Franklin St Worcester MA on google maps, you will find that street isn't probably one with a 70 mph speed limit.
>> unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle
Why of course.
“>leaving the scene of a property damage accident,”
I don’t understand this. It says in the story she was with the car and another child when police arrived.
From the Official Worc Police Dept Facebook:
>>Investigators met with Ms. Castro at the hospital. Ms. Castro is the mother to all three boys. According to Ms. Castro, she was involved in an earlier hit and run accident just prior to her accident. Ms. Castro stated that she was traveling the speed limit just before she lost control. Evidence at the scene indicates that she was traveling at a much greater speed.
And a comment to that: >> It said on the news she rear ended a car previously and was speeding away because she didn't have a license. The car she rear ended was following her. What an idiot, a poor judgement ended with killing her youngest son
Any news on the driver’s immigration status?
illegal alien ???
She must have taken the five year old out of the car but the 3 yr old, who died, and the 7 year old were trapped in there
Don’t know and I’d hate to jump to conclusions based on the last names of the mother and the sons—which are not the same. In situations like this (unlicensed drivers) Boston talk host Howie Carr (who is on vacation this week) plays a sound cut: a car horn playing La Cucaracha...
Does that question really need to be asked?
That's b/c they use several identities (they vote and collect piles of US govt money under various names).
She also knew she was in big trouble and falsified police reports w/ a fake name ----- she did not want to give one of her gravy-train identities for fear of losing money.
Maybe Obama’s uncle was in the back seat??
Of course, just another incident to be swept under the rug of “a pathway to citizenship”.
If we ever get to REV 2 and win, we need do exactly what they did to the Torrey’s in NYC after the war, put all the dems, and illegal aliens, on ships bound for whereever they want to go. If they don’t want to give a destination, I vote for Anartica.
YAWN---is that all? Sounds like an Obama pardon is on the table....in time for midterms.
That was my first thought, but doesn’t Mass issue drivers license to illegals?
So, by Ohaha forcing them to get licenses under their real names, state computers will run a photo-match check to see if the same person has applied under different names.
Voila, they get investigated for ID theft and have to answer to a judge---and get prosecuted under US law. This frequently happens when a former illegal gets legal. (Hat tip to Freeper REAGANSSHINYHAIR)
REFERENCE The latino criminal underworld on US soil has more criminal enterprises than you can shake a stick at.
<><>ICE's "documents and benefits fraud taskforce" found a common practice among "impoverished" illegals is to buy several faked identities for several thousand dollars each----the illegal then votes and rides the US gravy train under several names.
<><> Jose Madrigal---the Washington staterapist---had some 30 identities. And probably voted and collected US benefits under every single identity.
<><>June 26, 2010 An illegal using multiple identities was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay back $3 million in fraudulently obtained unemploymet compensation. Manuel Mejia Ordonez, got eight years for conspiracy to commit mail fraud........and identity theft.
<><> Hilderberto Salinas sold state drivers' licenses issued out of the states Motor Vehicle Agency in NJ to illegals with multiple identities who did not have the necessary id's....among 40 people who participated in the widespread ring. "Impoverished" illegals paid $2,500 to $7,000 apiece for the licenses---which allows them to vote.
She can’t possibly be in this country legally.
Not yet. It is coming. Probably just in time for the mid-terms or 2016.
I’m jumping straight to the illegal alien conclusion. Why else would a 27 year old not have a license? Laziness? Not likely. Suspended license? Again, no because that would have been noted in her arrest. Only conclusion is she’s illegal.
And two other charges... not being married to the kids sperm donor and being a MORON...
Was she trying out for the local NASCAR RACE? 70 mph on a local road!! The last time I did that was late at night when I was 17...in my 'Cuda
She’ll likely bail out of jail and be in the wind, southbound.
Heck, they have two legal identities before they start schmoozing the law.
Ricardo Gonzales y Suarez.
So he is Ricardo Gonzales or Ricardo Suarez, legally.
If illegals were given drivers licenses (and registered to vote at the same time) these kind of accidents would not happen. Don’t you see the logic? /s
242 Franklin St. is the location of Etre’s Auto Body. Google map it and you can see the tow truck she probably hit.
One speedy unwise latina. Just one of way too many morons driving way too fast these days. Be careful out there all.
NJ BERGEN RECORD CIRCA 2004---Pelcastre brothers, Angel and Jorge, Dallas, Texas, were a walking threat to US national security, expert document forgers who, for a few thousand dollars, could give anyone a new identity (many latinos establish multiple identities in order to ride the US gravy train).
The Texas brothers were a "one-stop shop" for a myriad of fake US documents, including birth certificates, Social Security cards, driver's licenses----for any state in the US------ passports and resident alien cards, said NJ state police.
The Texas brothers turned a NJ hotel room into a business office and were readying a massive cache of fake Social Security cards for delivery to a local NJ identity broker. Officers happened upon two cars bearing Texas plates in a NJ hotel parking lot.
The Texas brothers were followed to a NJ office supply store nearby where they purchased computer supplies. Officers then followed the Texans to a NJ storage facility in Secaucus, NJ, where the Texans loaded several boxes into a car. One of them stood lookout. After a search, police recovered laminating sheets with built-in security features, pages of blank documents waiting for fake names and information, finished documents, computers and software to create the fake IDs.
All told, the haul was worth about $500,000 on the street when sold to "impoverished illegals." Police also recovered $6,000 in cash, which was the first payment from a NJ fake document broker for a shipment of 500 phony Social Security cards. ####
Don’t expect any actions to prevent this sort of nonsense from the beastly big Sis Janet. Homeland INSecurity is the better definition. Meanwhile little white grandmas in wheelchairs get the shakedown routine from TSA at airports. Maddening!
I remember several year ago, a TV report about a post office somewhere near the border that was used by illegals to send money home.
It was so busy the gov. put in several trailers to handle the business.
Mass tries to but so far no.
Years ago tho under Gov Dukakis fake social security numbers were issued so illegals could collect benefits. It’s possibly Onyanga Obama aka Uncle Omar got one that way.
>>Minutes before the crash that claimed her 3-year-old son, Christina Castro sped away from a minor accident, according to police.
FACTS SEN MENENDEZ DOES NOT WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: (from a DR travel brochure) the DR is a Caribbean nation notorious for corrupt governments and strong-arm dictators. Despite US politicans' fondness for the "amenities" at its posh resorts and celebrities relaxing at posh villas spending big bucks there, the DR has no safety net or state-sponsored job creation for its largely impoverished citizenry.
The one million Dominican citizens currently living illegally in the US send home about a billion US dollars annually---which is considered by the corrupt do-nothing DR govt to be a major source of state revenue. A steady exodus leaves for US shores (lured by the endless US gravy train).
The DR govt and Sen menendez no doubt know that massive financial benefits would derive from amnesty......Third world pressure groups exchanging votes for foreign aid---zillions of us tax dollars going straight into the pockets of corrupt third world federales
THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES W/ PRESSURE GROUPS IN THE US (here illegally sending billions back home): Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico (stateside), Salvador, Spain, Uruguay, Venezuela.
Menendez, his Dominican crony, Dr Meglen, and Dominican Republic govt honchos, have a secret deal that will profit them hundreds of millions of dollars. Menendez crassly used US govt resources, govt authority, and his privileged position, to convene a special hearing on the port deal---Menendez was the only Senator present but the hearing had the full force of the US govt. Self-serving Menendez dragged US officials up to the Hill for questioning---pressuring US officials about why the Dominican port deal had not gone through.
The NY Times quotes Menendez at the hearing: "You have another company that has 'American investors' that is seeking to - has a contract actually given to it by the - kind of ratified by the Dominican Congress----to do X-ray of all of the cargo that goes through the ports, which have been problematic and for which in the past narcotics have been included in those cargo," the senator said.
Menendez reinforced his authority by later calling US officials at the Depts of State and Commerce.
The more cynical among us see the push for amnesty on Capitol Hill concealing a dark, corrupt hidden agenda. Underage males/females cannot legally consent to sex here---it is considered Statuatory Rape in civilized countries. But sex w/ minors is legal in the Third World. That would change w/ amnesty.
2 Wall Street Court, Worcester, MA....2 blocks from the accident...she was fleeing her earlier rear end and was being persued by the victim of early criminal activity. She ran from the scene hell bent on escaping responsibility, and MURDERED her 3 year old son, and probably her 7 year old. Mom will go to prison, and the 5 year old into the hell-hole of foster care......all for a fender bender.
“And a comment to that: The car she rear ended was following her. What an idiot, a poor judgement ended with killing her youngest son.”
How can you rear end a car behind you?
She may have rear ended a car and then panicked and fled; not stopping at scene of accident. Driver of other car, car maybe still driveable, then starts to chase her
from today’s Worc Telegram:
>>Sometime before the fatal crash, Ms. Castro had allegedly rear-ended a commercial vehicle that had just made a delivery. The driver of the commercial truck told police he pulled over to exchange paperwork, but saw Ms. Castro speed off onto Interstate 290.
The driver followed Ms. Castro to the next exit and tried to speak with her, but she allegedly continued to speed away and he was unable to follow her, Mr. Travers said. The driver reported the accident to police.
Police soon made a connection between the two accidents.
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