Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden was driving under the influence of drugs with a child in the car when he was arrested Tuesday following a car crash, police said Wednesday.
Gooden was arrested after the two-vehicle crash about 8:50 a.m. ET Tuesday, police in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, said in a statement. Gooden, 45, lives in Franklin Lakes, authorities said.
Gooden faces charges including endangering the welfare of a child; driving under the influence of drugs; DWI with a child passenger; leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident; and reckless driving, the statement said. He was released on his own recognizance.