The criminal complaint indicates the driver, who was charged with a low-level misdemeanor, admitted to driving aggressively in the moments before the crash. Vance’s office wouldn’t say why the evidence didn’t support more serious charges.
NYPD blamed Jack Koval for his own death, and the DA didn't charge the off-duty NYPD officer who killed him. But after hearing from a witness the Kovals tracked down on their own, a DMV judge found the driver at fault.
At around 4:15 a.m. on January 30, Jonatan Segura was driving a BMW sedan on 181st Street near Amsterdam Avenue when he hit a pickup truck and struck Jorge Encarnacion and an unidentified 46-year-old woman.