Rosa Lydia Rojas, 28, killed and child injured in pedestrian collision with alleged drunk driver at Aramingo Avenue and Tioga Street in Port Richmond area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The driver of the striking vehicle, a 29-year-old male, was taken into custody, and put into handcuffs. Police say he is suspected of DUI.
The family is building a memorial for 28-year-old Rosa Lydia Rojas near Aramingo Avenue and Tioga Street where she was fatally struck around 9 p.m. Saturday.
Ryan McHugh, of the 4700 block of St. Dennis Drive in Philadelphia, is charged with two counts of homicide by vehicle, aggravated assault while driving under the influence, involuntary manslaughter and causing an accident involving death.
Rosa's mother, Rosita, says that while she will never get over the loss of her daughter, she always knew that Rosa was the kind of woman who would willingly give her life for her kids.