The Nassau County District Attorney announced that Amandeep Singh, 34, of Roslyn, was arraigned on Monday, June 26, on charges including manslaughter and a crash involving two teens in May. death assault.

He pleaded not guilty.

On Wednesday, May 3, Singer was driving his 2021 Dodge Ram TRX southbound on the northbound lanes of North Broadway in Jericho, the investigation and indictment allege.

In addition to driving in the wrong lane and speeding, the district attorney’s office also alleges that Singer was under the influence of alcohol and cocaine.

At around 10:19 p.m., the Dodge crashed into an Alfa Romeo that was carrying four teenage boys.

Drew Hasenbein and Ethan Falkowitz, who were sitting on the right side of the car, were both killed.

They were both 14 at the time and attended Roslyn Middle School in Roslyn.

Two other teenage passengers were taken to hospital. They are still recovering from their injuries, according to the district attorney.

Singh allegedly fled the crash site.

He was arrested by Nassau County police nearby and was reportedly found hiding in a dumpster in the mall’s parking lot.

“Drew Hassenbein and Ethan Falkowitz are bright and athletic 14-year-olds with a life waiting for them,” Nassau County District Attorney said Officer Anne T. Donnelly.

“The scene of this catastrophic crash was one of the worst we have ever seen on Long Island, and the defendant’s reckless actions had ripple effects throughout the Roslyn community.”

In total, Singer was charged with:

  • aggravated vehicular homicide;
  • First-degree vehicular manslaughter;
  • Second-degree vehicular manslaughter, two counts;
  • Second-degree manslaughter, two counts;
  • Second-degree assault, two counts;
  • Third-degree assault, two counts;
  • leave the scene of an accident without reporting it;
  • reckless driving;
  • Driving while impaired by a combination of alcohol and drugs; and
  • Drunk driving is two crimes.

He remains in custody and is due to appear in court again on Tuesday 25 July.

Singer could face up to 32 years in prison.

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