Father Pleads Guilty In Crash That Paralyzed DaughterA Brooklyn Park man pleaded guilty Thursday in a car crash that left his teenage daughter paralyzed.
Teenager Paralyzed In St. Paul Crash Returns HomeA Twin Cities teenager who was paralyzed in a car crash is back home with her family. Three months ago, Amarya Ward-West's dad, Earl Ward, crashed his vehicle in a construction zone in St. Paul. Investigators say Ward ran from the scene, leaving his kids -- 8-year-old Almond and 14-year-old Amarya -- alone and injured.
St. Paul Dad Arrested, Charged After Abandoning Kids In Crash A St. Paul man faces several criminal charges after he allegedly abandoned his seriously injured children after crashing his SUV in St. Paul early Tuesday morning. Earl Lionell Ward, 45, is charged with four counts of criminal vehicular operation, two counts of endangerment of a child and two counts of violating a domestic abuse no contact order.