A New York girl intentionally drove her SUV onto a Brooklyn sidewalk, killed a 70 year-old girl and stood laughing as her sufferer died, it’s claimed.
Layla Adredini, 30, was driving her Ford Explorer in Brownsville close to Thomas Boyland and Pacific streets at round 8.30pm on August 24 when she struck 70-year-old Brenda Whidbee who was sitting on the steps of her house constructing, it’s alleged. Adredini was charged with homicide on Wednesday.
A 50-year-old man, who stays unidentified, was additionally hit because of the crash solely suffered minor accidents, and had left by the point police had arrived.
Adredine is claimed to have intentionally pushed the SUV at that man, solely to overlook her supposed goal and as a substitute hit Whidbee.
Adredini allegedly tried to cover in close by constructing however was caught by neighbors who then turned her over to the police, and is claimed to have laughed as Whidbee lay dying simply ft away.
‘She (Adredini) was within the constructing smiling, laughing about it whereas this woman was down right here dying along with her grandkids exterior, her daughter exterior,’ neighbor Joyce Harden instructed Information 12 Brooklyn.
‘The girl (Whidbee) was dying on the bottom and her youngsters have been exterior watching.’
Brenda Whidbee, 70, (above), was allegedly struck and killed by Layla Adredini, 30, on August 24 after being run over by her Ford Explorer on a Brooklyn sidewalk
A 50-year-old man who additionally was on the sidewalk on the time of the crash was suspected to be the goal of Adredini’s alleged assault
Adredini jumped the curb and struck Whidbee, who sustained extreme head trauma, and the male pedestrian solely escaped with a minor damage after the automobile ran over his foot
She additionally allegedly confirmed no regret for her actions and by no means took her foot of the gasoline pedal earlier than hitting Whidbee and the opposite man, who police imagine might have been Adredini’s unique goal.
Police charged Adredini with homicide and tried homicide after her arrest on Wednesday and is being held with out bail. She additionally has 9 prior arrest expenses.
Whidbee was taken to Brookdale Hospital when emergency crews arrived to the scene as she was affected by extreme head trauma. She was later pronounced useless on the hospital. Her demise was dominated as a murder on Tuesday.
The person that was hit solely confronted sustained a minor damage after his foot was ran over by Adredini, in line with police.
Neighbors mourn the lack of Whidbee who they thought of to be the ‘pillar’ of the neighborhood.
A memorial service was held for Whidbee the place she was killed within the crash.
A memorial service was held for Whidbee on the web site of the incident who was referred to as the ‘pillar’ of the neighborhood
Whidbee was hit on the sidewalk between Thomas Boyland and Pacific Streets in Brownsville at round 8.30pm
The investigation stays ongoing as Adredini’s motive behind the alleged homicide remains to be being decided.
NYC has seen related incidents all through the previous few weeks in relation to hit-and-run drivers.
Tyrik Mott, 28, was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly precipitated a lethal collision on in Brooklyn that killed a three-month-old child.
Mott was driving down the unsuitable course of a Clinton Hill road earlier than crashing into one other automobile going the other approach which then careened into the child lady and her household.
He was arraigned on Sunday at Brooklyn Legal Courtroom with expenses of tried theft, grand larceny, and resisting expenses.
He was ordered held on $100,000 money bail or $200,000 partially secured bond.