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Man charged with DWI after pedestrian wreck

Posted August 3, 2008 6:53 a.m. EDT
Updated August 3, 2008 8:21 p.m. EDT

— State troopers charged a man with driving while impaired after a wreck in which his vehicle struck a girl Saturday night.

Troopers said Antonio Gracia Caderas was making a right-hand turn at Swift Creek Lane and Spring Garden Circle around 10 p.m. Caderas was going between 10 and 15 mph when his vehicle struck a girl, officials said.

The girl was transported to WakeMed, where she was listed in serious condition.

The wreck occurred in a mobile home park off Old Stage Road.

Caderas was charged with DWI, reckless driving and felony serious injury by vehicle. He was being held Sunday evening in the Wake County Jail on a $150,000 bond.

Troopers did not release the girl's name but said she was 7-years-old.