CCTV Footage: Drunk Driving Crash Suspect Reportedly Told Of Family’s Fate Just Minutes Before Court Appearance

New York drunk driving crash suspect told of future family’s fate just before court appearance: reports. Suspect faces manslaughter, criminal negligent homicide, DWI and several other charges.

A Staten Island, New York, man facing manslaughter charges after crashing his car so violently into a pole that the vehicle split into three, his pregnant fiancé tossed from the vehicle and unborn baby ripped from the mother’s womb, found out just minutes before court on Monday that both had died, according to reports.

The New York Post reported that Adem Nikeziq, 30, appeared before a judge for the first time on Monday, crying uncontrollably after his attorney, Mark Fonte, broke the news to him about his fiancé, 23-year-old Adriana Sylmetaj, and unborn daughter.

“No one told him that his fiancé and baby had passed,” Fonte told The Post. “He found out minutes ago, just before he came out [into the courtroom]. When I told him, he broke down crying, sobbing. He was at first completely in disbelief.”

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New York City Police said on Sunday that Nikeziq was charged with manslaughter, criminal negligent homicide, vehicular assault, assault, DWI, reckless endangerment, and driving while ability impaired by alcohol in a fatal wreck.

In court, he reportedly was wheeled in on a wheelchair while wearing a hospital gown.

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Police said officers responded to a 911 call of a single-car crash on Hylan Boulevard.

A preliminary investigation found Nikeziq was driving the challenger southbound on Hylan Boulevard when he lost control of the vehicle.a

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