Accused DWI driver abandons his child while fleeing scene of crash, Missouri cops say

A person accused of driving drunk with a revoked license deserted his baby on the facet of the highway whereas leaving the scene of a crash, Missouri cops say.

Otis Goff, 33, was arrested on a number of fees, together with driving whereas intoxicated, following the Saturday, Nov. 18, incident, the St. Louis County Police Division stated.

Goff was driving a Chevrolet when he swerved, placing a girl who was standing behind her automotive on the facet of the highway, police stated within the Nov. 20 information launch. The lady was pinned between the 2 automobiles.

She was taken to a hospital, the place she was listed in essential situation with two damaged legs, in keeping with police.

Whereas nonetheless on the crash scene, one among Goff’s kids bought out of the automotive, and Goff drove off with out the kid, police stated.

A second baby who was within the automotive later was seen by a witness exiting the car and being chased by Goff.

One of many two kids instructed police she was struck within the face when the automotive’s air bag deployed, police stated. That baby was taken to a hospital with cuts and bruising.

A number of witnesses recognized Goff, who was finally present in a unique location, in keeping with police. There have been indications he was intoxicated, as officers stated he had “a robust odor of intoxicants” and had “glassy eyes.”

Police stated they discovered his windshield was damaged and there was blood on the entrance of the automotive. Officers additionally found he had been driving with a license that was revoked.

Goff was charged with driving whereas intoxicated inflicting critical bodily damage, endangering the welfare of a kid, leaving the scene of a motorized vehicle accident involving bodily damage, and driving whereas operator’s license is revoked. He was jailed on a $350,000 money bond.

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