A Queens gangbanger was busted Wednesday for allegedly slamming right into a 4-year-old on an unlawful motor bike — and legislation enforcement sources mentioned he was racing on the time of the hit-and-run.
Argenis Rivas, 29, was nabbed due to a tip stemming from a TikTok video wherein he exhibits off his accidents after which callously blames the critically injured child’s mother and father for letting him run out, sources mentioned.
Jonathan Beauchamps was hit whereas he performed within the Meadowlake Path parking zone at Flushing Meadow Park at about 5:45 p.m. Sunday, police mentioned.
The kid was flung within the air, struggling a damaged ankle and bruises to his liver and lungs, his father and stepmother instructed The Publish.
Dad Chris Beauchamps mentioned Tuesday earlier than Rivas’ arrest that he believed the person who left his son critically injured should have been riddled with guilt.
How will you maintain the guilt inside you and watch this on the information and see a 4-year outdated that you just hit?
“He is aware of he needs to show himself in, however he’s scared,” Beauchamps, 30, mentioned of the rider. “It’s consuming him inside. I do know that’s consuming him inside.”
Jonathan had been steadily enhancing however was nonetheless within the hospital as of Tuesday.
Rivas is charged with reckless endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident, endangering the welfare of a kid, working a car with out insurance coverage and working an unregistered motorbike, sources mentioned.
He’s a member of the Trinitarios road gang and has six prior arrests, in keeping with sources.
Rivas mentioned nothing to reporters as he was escorted in cuffs to a police car on the 110th Precinct on Wednesday.