Police: Drunken driver crashed with infant in car

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VALLEY STREAM -

A man is accused of driving drunk with his 9-month-old baby in the car and crashing into a tree.

Police say Kevin Caceres slammed the Honda CRV he was driving into a tree on Clearstream Avenue in Valley Stream around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

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A witness told police that the 25-year-old grabbed his crying 9-month-old daughter from the vehicle after the crash and ran off on foot.

Police say they found Caceres down the block.

Caceres, of Valley Stream, was arrested and is charged with DWI under Leandra's Law and child endangerment.

The baby was taken to the hospital as a precaution and was released to her mother.

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