Nguyen Tu, 41, Marlene Luu, 66, and Hoa Ho, 68, killed in crash involving alleged DUI driver Dante Lennon, 22, on Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park, New York

Modified Date: 
Mon, 05/23/2022 - 9:41pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, May 21, 2022

Three Female Passengers Killed In Crash Involving Drunk Driver Near NY Event Venue, Police Say

At around 11:10 p.m. Saturday, May 21 on Long Island, a 2010 Lincoln Town Car with a driver and five occupants was struck in the eastbound lane of Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park by a 2012 Mercedes-Benz sedan occupied by only the driver, according to Nassau County Police. 

Drunk Driver Kills 3 Women in Late-Night Long Island Crash: Police

Dante Lennon, the 22-year-old driver of the Mercedes, is facing charges of vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated. He was arrested and taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the crash.

IDs Released For Three Women Killed In Crash Involving Drunk Driver Near NY Event Venue

The three female passengers killed were in the rear of the Lincoln and were pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

3 women killed by alleged drunken driver after leaving Sweet 16 party on Long Island

Authorities said Lu was the mother of the host, grandmother to the girl who had the sweet 16. Hua was the host's aunt, while Nguyen was a cousin.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Dante Lennon
Nguyen Tu
Marlene Luu
Hoa Ho