Joseph Caleca, of Setauket, facing hate crime charges in Queens hit-and-run

The man was dragged several feet and suffered

The man was dragged several feet and suffered abdominal and back injuries, police say.

A Suffolk man is facing hate crime charges after a hit-and-run in Queens.

Prosecutors say 29-year-old Sandeep Singh, of Ozone Park, was nearly killed when Joseph Caleca, 55, of Setauket, mowed him down with his pickup truck. The incident occurred on July 30.

Prosecutors say Singh and three friends were standing at the intersection of 99th and 101st streets in Ozone Park when a light-colored...

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner®, Comcast®, customers with access to News 12.

Already registered or an Optimum customer?
Log in
Time Warner®, Comcast® or Service ElectricSM customer?
Create an account
Not a customer?


advertisement | advertise on News 12

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End! Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past