Police say a woman is in critical condition after a drunken driver plowed into a group of cyclists participating in a biking event in New York City.Three bicyclists were injured during the Sunday morning NYC Century Bike Tour in Brooklyn. Police say the 39-year-old driver of the van has been arrested and charged with vehicular assault, driving without a license and driving while impaired. Police say the man was intoxicated when he drove into the crowd of bicyclists who were stopped at a red light.Authorities say a 55-year-old woman from Queens is in critical condition.Police say a 31-year-old man is in stable condition, and a third suffered minor injuries.
A New York man driving under the influence struck his 13-year-old stepson, who was out walking the family dog, police said.
Scott Lipton, 42, was driving his 2017 Jaguar when he ran into the boy, breaking his leg, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.
Another stepson, age 9, was in the car with Lipton and sustained non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
He was treated and released from a nearby hospital. His older brother was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital, where his broken leg was treated.
Lipton and the dog were not injured, police said.
He pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of aggravated DWI with a child passenger under the age of 15 and endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Suffolk County prosecutor’s office.