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.
ARRESTED: Booking photo of Deadrian Aundre Baker, 33, now charged with murder and intoxication assault in a fatal crash that claimed the life of a baby girl at 8400 North Freeway on Sunday night (March 12).
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) March 14, 2023
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.