Amandeep Singh: Drunk driver charged with vehicular homicide for killing 2 teens, 14, on Long Island
LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK STATE: In a tragic car accident on Long Island, two teenage boys were killed late Wednesday, May 3, after a wrong-way, drunk pickup driver collided with their vehicle. According to Nassau County Police, Amandeep Singh was driving his 2019 Dodge Ram south in the northbound lanes of North Broadway in Jericho when he hit a 2019 Alfa Romeo four-door sedan around 10.30 pm. The car was carrying four male teens, whose identities have not yet been released by authorities.
The victims were pronounced dead at the scene. The other two teens in the car were hospitalized for internal injuries but were reported to be in stable condition. The teens' vehicle then collided with a 2023 Volvo after being hit by Singh's car. The Volvo was carrying a 49-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy, who were treated at the scene according to police.
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'Singh now faces multiple charges'
Authorities have confirmed that Amandeep Singh, a resident of Roslyn, was arrested following a car accident that resulted in the deaths of two teenage boys. Singh was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries and has been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, first-degree vehicular manslaughter, second-degree manslaughter, leaving the scene of an auto accident with a fatality, driving while intoxicated, and two counts of second-degree assault, according to police. Singh is expected to be arraigned on Thursday, May 4 at First District Court in Hempstead. The identity of the teenage driver of the Alfa Romeo has not been released as the investigation is ongoing, according to the New York Post.
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