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Pa. man accused of crashing car with 2 inside

Published April 09. 2014 07:40AM

BEAVERDALE, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania man is facing multiple charges after authorities allege he intentionally crashed his car with his ex-wife and 7-year-old son inside.

The News-Item ( said 34-year-old Preetinder Singh Dhindsa Mount Carmel was being held in Northumberland County prison on $20,000 cash bail.

Police said Dhindsa was fighting with his ex-wife outside her home before a neighbor complained. Dhinsa's ex-wife said she and her son got into her former husband's car.

Manjit Dhindsa said her ex-husband began speeding and yelled that he was going to kill them all before driving into a large monument at the entrance to a cemetery.

Preetinder Dhindsa is charged with unlawful restraint, reckless endangerment, simple assault, child endangerment and drunken driving.

His preliminary hearing is set for Wednesday.


Information from: The News-Item,

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