Driver Accused Of Doing Stunts Faces Criminal Charges In Collision That Killed Nanuet Girl

Aiexpress –  The New York City Police Department said 23-year-old Enrique Lopez of Queens was driving a 2013 Chrysler sedan around 3 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, when he lost control and collided into the back of a parked oil tanker.

Sabrina Villagomez, 15, of Nanuet, a Rockland County resident, was killed in the crash, as was a 21-year-old man who was a front-seat passenger, according to the NYPD.

Aaliyah Torres, 17, of Spring Valley, was also a passenger and is still in critical condition in the hospital, according to officials.

On Thursday, Jan. 25, the NYPD charged Lopez, who was purportedly attempting feats performed during street takeovers, with criminally negligent murder, among other accusations, including:

  • Manslaughter
  • Assault
  • Criminal possession of stolen property (police believe the car’s engine was stolen)
  • Endangering the welfare of a child
  • Reckless endangerment
  • Criminal mischief

Lopez was remanded to the Bronx Criminal Court for arraignment.


On Thursday, January 25, after Villagomez’s passing, classmates and friends attended a candlelight vigil and a visitation.

The funeral was scheduled for Friday, January 26.

A GoFundMe campaign has also been launched to help with funeral expenses. To date, the fund has raised almost $16,000.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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