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.
#BREAKING: At least one person is dead following an accident involving multiple pedestrians. Police have shut down westbound lanes of Ala Moana Blvd. near Kamakee Street. LATEST: https://t.co/TZqu8xk0TI pic.twitter.com/nu3RUk0ius— Hawaii News Now (@HawaiiNewsNow) January 29, 2019
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.