July 5, 2024 – Daniel Christopher Hyden, 44, has been arrested and charged with drinking under the influence after he allegedly drove his truck through the Water Street and Jackson Street intersection, over the sidewalk and into people — including kids, He held his head down and ignored questions about the deadly crash from reporters as officers walked him out of the NYPD’s 7th precinct Friday afternoon. He also faces charges of driving while intoxicated and for not having a valid license, as well as eight counts of assault in the second-degree.

Hyden — who has lived in New Jersey and currently resides in The Bronx — penned a 2020 book called “the Sober Addict,” which is billed as “a practical guide on how to effectively live and cope with the dysfunctional, lifelong disease of addiction.”