The man who was allegedly drunk behind the wheel when he crashed into a barrier wall on the North Freeway – killing a 1-year-old and sending a 3-year-old to the hospital – faced a judge for the first time on Friday morning.

Deadrian Aundre Baker, 33, is charged with murder and two counts of intoxication assault. The judge set his bond at $250,000 for the murder charge and another $100,000 for each intoxication assault charge. His total bond to get out of jail is $450,000.

Despite the multiple charges, Baker reportedly claimed he wasn’t the one behind the wheel.

Court records show Baker was out on a $40,000 bond at the time of the crash for a previous injury to a child under 15 charge from February.

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