Westbury man arrested for DWI with kids in the car

Police say 41-year-old Ruben Gonzalez drove drunk and hit a tree Monday night on Cherry Valley Avenue with his three young kids in the car. 

Maia Noah

Jan 3, 2024, 1:42 AM

Updated 195 days ago

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A Westbury man has been arrested for DWI. 
Police say 41-year-old Ruben Gonzalez drove drunk and hit a tree Monday night on Cherry Valley Avenue with his three young kids in the car. 
A 4-year-old, 9-year-old and 11-year-old were all taken to a nearby hospital. The 4-year-old suffered a minor back injury. 
A 37-year-old front seat passenger was also taken to the hospital for evaluation. 
Gonzalez now faces multiple charges including DWI, aggravated driving while intoxicated and endangering the welfare of a child. 


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