Hit-and-run driver Julio Acevedo was speeding at 69 miles per hour before he slammed into a cab carrying an expectant Orthodox couple on their way to the hospital — killing the couple and their “miracle” baby.
For many Jews, it’s easy to feel a world apart from the Hasidim. The hit-and-run tragedy that wiped out a Brooklyn family reminds us that we are one people with the same emotions.
Family and friends of the Orthodox family wiped out in a hit-and-run car crash over the weekend were relieved at the arrest of the killer driver, but still heartbroken at their crushing loss.
The shameless hit-and-run driver who killed an Orthodox couple as they rode to the hospital to deliver their first driver told a reporter from hiding that he was sorry that they died along with their newborn boy.
Orthodox Jews overflowed a New York synagogue and poured onto the streets on Sunday to mourn the death of a young couple killed in a car accident on their way to the hospital to have their first baby, who survived after delivery by C-section.