A three-year old toddler in Winston-Salem, N.C. has died from injuries sustained in a crash Sunday morning shortly after midnight caused by a drunk illegal alien who didn’t even have a driver’s license.

The little boy was being taken to the hospital in an ambulance, and was in stable condition, but after the illegal alien crashed his car into the ambulance and sent it tumbling, the child received life-threatening injuries that ultimately took his life Monday.

Fox 8 News reported:

Police say 27-year-old Jose Duran Romero crashed a Honda Accord into the side of a Mercedes Lifecare Ambulance on southbound U.S. 52 near Liberty Street around 1:15 a.m. Sunday. Both drivers lost control. The ambulance rolled over on its side and the Honda ran off the road.

Police say Romero’s blood-alcohol content was at more than twice the legal limit and he didn’t have a driver’s license. Federal authorities also believe Romero was in the country illegally.

EMS rushed the baby, the mother and two paramedics inside the ambulance to the hospital. Winston-Salem police said they were notified at 6:05 p.m. Monday that the baby had passed away. The others are expected to be OK.

Romero is in jail on a $50,000 secured bond. He’s charged with DWI, failing to reduce speed to avoid a crash and driving without a license. Federal authorities also put Romero under an immigration detainer. The detainer will allow U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents to take Romero into custody once he is released from local custody.

Romero’s passenger, Andres Leon, 33, is charged with failing to render aid and give information. He was given a $1,000 bond and Forsyth County Jail officials say he was not in the jail as of Sunday night.

The Winston-Salem Journal provided an update:

Initially, Romero was placed under a $50,000 bond, but the bond was revoked and he was being held in the Forsyth County Jail Monday night with no bond allowed, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office said.

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