EL PASO (AP) - Police say a California man threw a two-year-old
boy out of his car before crashing the vehicle into a guard rail in
Thirty-four-year-old Alfonso Israel De Leon was charged with
injury to a child, according to the El Paso Times.
Officials say the boy, who was not identified, was expected to
survive after being treated at Thomason Hospital.
Investigators believe De Leon, a San Rafael, Calif. native, was
passing through El Paso on his way to California when the incident
occurred on a highway access road. De Leon was traveling with the
boy and a 4-year-old girl, who was not harmed.
De Leon was in the El Paso County Jail today with a bond of
$100,000. Authorities could not say whether he had an attorney.
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