Police charged a Spring Valley man with several counts of assault and reckless endangerment after he struck a mother and her three children as they walked along the shoulder of Route 59 in Monsey Monday afternoon.
Albert Gomez, 62, was sent to the Rockland County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bail.
The 38-year-old mother, a 13-year-old daughter, nine-year-old daughter and three-month-old son in a stroller, were struck by the vehicle at around 2:47 p.m. All of the injured were treated at the scene by Hatzolah Ambulance and transported to Westchester Medical Center.
Gomez, who was alone in his car, was charged with four counts of assault, four counts of reckless endangerment and one count of reckless driving. Additional charges may be pending, police said.
Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call Ramapo Town Police at 845-357-2400.