The youngest, a 5-year-old girl, was carried from the site by a Maryland State Police medevac helicopter. She remained hospitalized Thursday night at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore. Authorities declined to speak about her condition but said that her injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Hours after state authorities said they were investigating whether alcohol consumption by the three-term lawmaker contributed to the Wednesday evening crash, Dwyer appeared before reporters expressing remorse and asking for forgiveness.
In a statement, he said his blood alcohol content was 0.2, more than twice the legal limit for operating a boat.
“It is true that I was drinking while operating my boat,” said Dwyer (R-Anne Arundel), wearing a neck brace and reading a statement after he was wheeled outside Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.