A 2-year-old toddler escaped by his intoxicated father dies drowned in a stream

2-year-old toddler escaped by intoxicated dad drowns in a stream


A father who was in a car accident while intoxicated apparently tried to flee from police, escaping his 2-year-old son who drowned in a Massachusetts stream in Friday night through Saturday. 

According to state police, it all started when patrol officers were called to the scene of an accident in Clarksburg, shortly before 2 a.m.

At the scene, the emergency services quickly found that the driver, Darel Galorenzo, a 35-year-old Vermont resident, had fled on foot, taking his 2-year-old toddler with him. years.

About 20 minutes later, the police, assisted by local firefighters, located the baby's body in Hudson Creek.

Paramedics called in to help quickly attempt to to resuscitate the toddler and brought him to the hospital, where his death could only be confirmed. Everything suggests that the child drowned after his father escaped him while trying to flee.

Galorenzo, for his part, was found and arrested by the police. The suspect was believed to be intoxicated by drugs or alcohol and will be charged with impaired driving and careless driving, police said.

Further charges may be filed in connection with the death of the toddler, once the investigation is complete.