Former baseball star Dwight Gooden has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs and leaving the scene of an accident following an incident in New Jersey, the Associated Press reported.
According to the AP, Franklin Lakes police Capt. Joseph Seltenrich said Gooden, 45, had a child in the vehicle at the time of a two-car crash at approximately 9 a.m. on March 23. The former New York Mets and Yankees pitcher, who has a history of alcohol and drug use, was charged with child endangerment and multiple moving violations. He was released on his personal recognizance until his court hearing.
Police did not specify what drugs Gooden may have been on during the incident, the AP reported.