guilty plea in
wrong way fatal crash
Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Tanisha Gomez (DOB 06/18/85) of 132-39 88th Street, Ozone Park, New York, pled guilty today to all counts of a nine count indictment that charged her with:
been driving her vehicle in the wrong direction on the Thruway for at least
6.4 miles in
alcohol content (
defendant who was alone in her car and the driver and the front seat passenger
of the victim’s vehicle were all extricated from their vehicles with the
assistance of emergency crews from
seat passenger, Reginald Lee, was later pronounced dead at
The driver of the vehicle that was struck sustained serious physical injuries.
defendant was also injured in the crash and was treated at
Bail was continued at $50,000 bond.
will be on
She faces a maximum sentence of eight and one third to twenty five years in state prison.
Assistant District Attorney Jonathan Strongin of the Superior Court Trial Division is prosecuting the case.