Police identify suspect in drunken crash that sent child to hospital

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque police have identified one of the suspects in a drunk driving crash that sent a 1-year-old to the hospital.

Thomas Whitaker was arrested for second degree child abuse.

Police say Whitaker and a woman were holding a 1-year-old in their arms in a truck when they caused a crash near Eubank and Spain.

That child was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The woman involved has not yet been booked into jail because she’s still in the hospital, but will be facing battery charges according to police.

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