Reckless driver kills two children in crash
The driver responsible for the reckless driving crash last Thursday that killed two children and left their mother and another child in critical condition has been charged at least ten times before for traffic-related infractions, according to court documents.
Previous charges include speeding, leaving the scene of an injury accident, reckless driving, and failure to maintain control,
The 46-year-old Norwalk man failed to stop for a stop sign at Southeast Tone’s Drive and Southeast Creekview Drive in Ankeny, police said.
He collided with a minivan driven by a woman and her three children, aged 5 months, 3 years, and 5 years old.
All four occupants of the minivan were seriously injured. The 5-year-old and 5-month-old both died while in hospital care.
The 46-year-old man was injured but is expected to make a full and rapid recovery.