Suspected Drunken Driver Not Plea Guilty in Crash That Killed 3 Honolulu Pedestrians

Updated On 20 Feb, 2019 Published On

A suspected drunken driver, who crashed through a pedestrians group with his truck in a crowded Honolulu intersection, killing three people is not pleading guilty to manslaughter.

According to a video obtained from jail, Alins Sumang was arraigned in court on Tuesday, February 19. He's being held on the bail of $1 million. His trial is scheduled for April.

Sumang was charged with three counts of manslaughter for killing Casimir Pokorny of Pennsylvania, William Lau of Honolulu and Reino Ikeda of Japan.

Police say the truck the suspect was driving last month turned across three lanes, climbed a traffic island and hit six pedestrians. The truck then crashed into another truck.

Three people were hospitalized following the tragic incident. The victims include the driver of the second truck

According to Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard, the accident was one of Honolulu's worst crashes.