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La Puente man charged after walking 3-year-old son into traffic

A La Puente man who walked into traffic with his 3-year-old son before both were hit by a car has been charged with public intoxication, authorities said today.

CHP officials also are seeking a charge of child endangerment against Pedro Lozano, 38, who was pushing his son in a stroller along Azusa Avenue when they crossed in the middle of the street, where there was no intersection or crosswalk, CHP officials said.

Traffic in the first lane slowed, but when Lozano walked into the second lane, directly into the path of a Nissan, it was too late for the driver to stop, officials said. Lozano and his son were thrown to the ground. Lozano sustained minor abrasions, and his son was taken to the hospital and was listed in serious but stable condition, the CHP said.

Lozano admitted drinking alcohol before the accident, investigators said.

-- Raja Abdulrahim

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Comments () | Archives (8)

Please tell me this idiot "father" is now behind bars and his son has been taken away from him?

Of course not! It'll only happen again, the next time with tragic consequences!

Nissan's have rotten brakes anyway.....

Sam: At least the father was charged for public intoxication and possible child endangerment. Usually the corrupt laws of America would charge the driver of the Nissan "failure to yield" despite blatant jaywalking by Pedro

A stupid mistake by the father, But it does not reach the point where it should be criminal.

Sorry Sam, but theres no more room in the jails for "stupid" people. And theres no reason to add another "non-offender" into the crutches of the prison-industrial complex.

Damn you Pedro!

I think what I would do,is wait until the father gets well before doing anything!! And take him up in azusa canyon,,and give him a good old fashioned ass "whuppin".Any volunteers?? Im one!!!

If my husband did this to one of our children being arrested and charged would be the last thing he had to worry about, I guarantee you!



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