Deepak Kumar pleads not guilty during hospital arraignment over fatal New Hyde Park crash

A teen charged in a fatal New Hyde Park crash pleaded not guilty in a hospital bedside arraignment this afternoon. Deepak Kumar, 17, pleaded not

Police say Deepak Kumar was under the influence

Police say Deepak Kumar was under the influence of drugs when he fatally crashed into the victim on Covert and Second avenues in New Hyde Park. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

NEW HYDE PARK - A teen charged in a fatal New Hyde Park crash pleaded not guilty in a hospital bedside arraignment this afternoon.

Deepak Kumar, 17, pleaded not guilty to vehicular manslaughter and driving while ability impaired by drugs in the crash that killed a 55-year-old California man.

The crash happened Tuesday night on Covert and Second avenues in New Hyde Park.

Kumar is being held on $500,000. His license has been suspended and he has had to surrender his passport.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday 1 NY AG, Education Dept. reaffirm support for transgender students
The state lists it as an inactive hazardous 2 DEC declares Hicksville property a Class 2 Superfund site
The department told News 12 that it is 3 Nassau PD not assisting gov't with undocumented immigrant arrests
Suffolk PD detectives say one person was killed 4 Police: 1 person killed in Moriches accident
Experts say the mild weather means trees are 5 Warmer weather triggers earlier allergy season

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Sources on the scene tell News 12 that Teen arrested, 1 dead in New Hyde Park crash

According to police, Kumar was found to be in an intoxicated condition and was arrested

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE