Pasadena man sentenced for DUI crash, child endangerment

PASADENA – A judge sentenced a Pasadena man to five years in state prison for crashing an SUV while drunk, badly injuring a passenger, before fleeing the scene with two small children in tow, authorities said.
Jeremy Milan Drew Sr., 39, pleaded guilty in Pasadena Superior Court to one count of drunken driving causing great bodily injury and one count of child endangerment, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman Jean Guccione said.
Drew who was already on probation due to a prior conviction for possession of cocaine base for sale and child endangerment, officials said. His probation was revoked.
The crash took place May 19 on the 134 Freeway near San Rafael Avenue, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Drew was drunk when he crashed an SUV, badly injuring a man who was riding as his passenger, officials said.
He then got out of the car and ran, taking with him two children, ages 12 and 3, who were also riding in the car, according to the CHP. He was found about a mile from the crash scene with the children. Drew suffered minor to moderate injuries, while the children were treated for minor injuries.
The relationship between Drew and the children was not clear.

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