BRADENTON, Fla. – Police say a 2-year-old boy was killed after a Florida woman who was drunk crashed an SUV loaded with passengers.
The Florida Highway Patrol says 24-year-old Shameka Jones of Winter Haven drove her vehicle onto a shoulder in Manatee County on Saturday afternoon. The vehicle went airborne, overturned several times and struck several trees.
The accident killed Isaac Solomon of Winter Haven, who police said was not wearing a seatbelt or child restraint. Jones, two adult passengers and a 6-month-old boy were seriously injured. Seven other children suffered minor injuries.
Jones was charged with DUI manslaughter and other counts.