Tuesday, April 6, 2010
“Hernandez gets 60 years in ice-cream shop crash,” by the Denver Post talks about a 25-year-old man that was convicted for a major crash. An illegal immigrant, Francis Hernandez was sentenced to 60 years in prison for his crashed that killed three people. He was driving as fast as 80mph and hit a car and pushed into a Baskin-Robbins. Both the driver and the passenger in the car died as well as a three-year-old boy in the ice cream shop. Like I said in my last PLN the people that make the mistakes aren’t the ones that pay. A little boy was getting ice cream and was killed by a car that crashed into the store. Out of the four people that were part of this crash, the one who cause it was the only one that survived. He is being disciplined the way he should be, he took three lives away and now 60 years of his life are being taken away. The father of the child believed that this punishment was not enough but I disagree. He did not mean to kill any of those people; he made a mistake and is being severely punished for it. Everyone makes mistakes but people need to be punished for those mistakes and learn.