MANTUA TOWNSHIP, N.J. — State police say a father was driving drunk on a suspended license when he crashed on a southern New Jersey freeway, killing his toddler daughter.
Leroy Iglesia faces quite a few counts stemming from Wednesday’s crash in Mantua Township, together with vehicular murder and youngster endangerment. It’s not recognized if the 34-year-old Blackwood man has retained an lawyer.
Iglesia was driving southbound on Route 55 when his minivan ran off the fitting aspect of the highway and struck two bushes round 2 p.m. The automobile then careened again onto the highway and got here to relaxation in the midst of the freeway.
Iglesia’s year-old daughter, Elowen Iglesia of Williamstown, died from accidents she suffered within the crash. Authorities try to find out if the woman was correctly restrained in a baby security seat.