November 23, 2018

East Stroudsburg man indicted in deadly wrong way New York State crash


MONTICELLO NY – An East Stroudsburg man was indicted for aggravated vehicular homicide (3 counts), aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated (2 counts), reckless endangerment and several other charges relating to a crash that killed another driver and seriously injured a passenger in the second car. 

The indictment alleges that Patrick Collins, 50, was intoxicated and was driving the wrong way on State Route 17 on the evening of October 16, 2018 and crashed into an oncoming vehicle. Collins’ blood alcohol content was .19, more than twice the legal limit. 

If convicted of aggravated vehicular homicide, a felony, Collins faces a potential maximum sentence of 8 1/3 to 25 years in state prison.

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