NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 28-year-old man has been charged with vehicular homicide after his Mercedes S550 crossed over double yellow lines and crashed into an oncoming car Saturday night, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department said in a statement.
According to police, Aliaksandr Tsytsenia of Old Bridge attempted to leave the scene but was found walking away from the crash on Texas Road near Route 9 in Old Bridge.
Tsytsenia has been charged with vehicular homicide in the second degree, leaving the scene of an accident in the second degree, assault by auto in the fourth degree and driving while intoxicated.
Police say Tsytsenia was traveling east on Texas Road at about 11:55 p.m. He crossed over and crashed head-on into the oncoming Toyota Corolla driven by Aliza Akhtar,19, of Old Bridge.
Akhtar was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her passenger, a 15-year old girl, was also taken to the hospital and treated for her injuries.
Tsyternia was treated at a local hospital, according to police.
The crash is being investigated by Police Officer Ronald Atlak of the Old Bridge Police Department and Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Police Officer Atlak at (732721-5600 or Detective Berman at (732) 745-4328.