By: David M. Higgins II

Upper Marlboro, MD- The PG County State’s Attorney, Aisha N. Braveboy, announced today that a Grand Jury has returned a 12 count indictment against Dominque Taylor, 32 in connection with the February 2, 2019 crash that killed six people, including five children. Taylor has been charged with six counts of vehicular manslaughter and six counts of vehicular homicide while under the influence of alcohol.

The investigation revealed that Taylor was driving a 2005 Chrysler Pacifica on Route 301 in Bowie,MD near Pointer Ridge Road around 4:25 a.m.. Braveboy states Taylor lost control of the vehicle and spun off the road, hitting several trees.

According to the report, all five children were not wearing seatbelts and were ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger, Cornell Simon, 23, was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries a few weeks later.

According to Braveboy, the toxicology report listed Taylor’s blood alcohol level at .16, twice the legal limit in the State of Maryland.

If convicted Taylor faces a maximum of 60 years in prison.

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Five children killed in early morning crash in Bowie

Sixth person dies from crash that killed five children

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...