Elmira Man Charged in Connection to Car Accident in Newfield
NEWFIELD, N.Y. (WENY) - An Elmira man has been charged in a connection to a car accident that took place in Newfield back in March.
According to the Tompkins County DA's office, 32 year old Jonathan Roberts of Elmira was indicted for manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of an accident.
The manslaughter charge carries a five to fifteen year jail jail sentence.
Back on March 19th, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies spotted a blue Toyota with heavy damage and a driver trapped inside. Also, a white Toyota was spotted off the roadway.
The driver of the blue Toyota was 49 year old Joseph Arguello of Ithaca and passed away at Robert Packer hospital in Sayre.