Food Deliveryman Killed in Hit-and-Run

The incident happened Friday night on the Long Island Expressway

Sunday, Feb 14, 2010  |  Updated 4:30 PM EDT
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Food Deliveryman Killed in Hit-and-Run

Grapevine police catch speeding driver

Police say a Chinese food deliveryman is dead after a drunken driver ran into his motor scooter and then dragged the victim under his SUV.
    
The incident happened Friday night on the Long Island Expressway service road in Queens.

     Fifty-two-year-old Jiangiu Chen was knocked from his scooter and caught under a black Ford Explorer.
    
Police say 28-year-old driver Richard Contreras tried to leave but was arrested a short time later.
    
Contreras was arraigned Saturday on charges including vehicular manslaughter, driving without a license and leaving the scene of an accident.
    
He was represented by a Legal Aid attorney. There was no answer at the Queens Legal Aid office Sunday.

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