Seven Month Old Injured in Car-Pedestrian Accident Doing Better

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A seven month old child hit by an intoxicated driver earlier this week is still in ICU.

We spoke with the hospital on Friday who says, he's doing good.

The accident happened around 9:30 Wednesday night.

A 2001 red Dodge pickup hit four pedestrians at the intersection of Hicks and Baird Street and then drove away.

22-year-old Ashley Molina was pronounced dead at the scene and her child, 7-month-old Anthony Sanchez was flown to Covenant Hospital in Lubbock.

Midland Police caught up with the driver of the truck, 51-year-old Carlos Baeza shortly after the crash.

Baeza has been charged with both intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault.