Drew Hassenbein and Ethan Falkowitz Death: According to authorities, two 14-year-old boys named Drew Hassenbein and Ethan Falkowitz lost their lives on Wednesday night in Long Island after a drunk driver going the wrong way collided with their vehicle.
According to Nassau County Police, a 34-year-old man named Amandeep Singh was driving his 2019 Dodge Ram in the wrong direction on North Broadway in Jericho at around 10:30 p.m. when he collided with a 2019 Alfa Romeo four-door sedan carrying four male teenagers.
Two 14-year-old boys were pronounced dead at the scene, but their identities have not been disclosed by the police yet.
According to authorities, two teenage boys aged 16 and 17 were hospitalized for internal injuries after being involved in the sedan accident. The boys are currently in stable condition.
According to the police, following the collision, the vehicle in which the teenagers were traveling collided with a 2023 Volvo that had a 49-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy as passengers.
Both individuals received treatment for minor injuries at the scene and were subsequently discharged.
According to authorities, Singh from Roslyn was arrested and transported to a nearby hospital for minor injuries.
According to the police, the individual has been charged with several offenses including 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 sources, the arraignment of the individual in question was scheduled to take place on Thursday at First District Court located in Hempstead.
It is currently unclear which of the teenagers was behind the wheel of the Alfa Romeo, as the police have not yet confirmed this information.