A Queens College student has been convicted of criminally negligent homicide in a 2009 road rage incident. Evan Potts, 24, of Oceanside, was acquitted Monday by a jury in Nassau County of the more serious charge of manslaughter.
There were fireworks in a Long Island courtroom Wednesday, as attorneys for the suspect in an explosive road rage trial claimed the victim had drugs in his system.
It was a devastating case of an alleged road rage that made national headlines. The student on trial, accused of killing another driver, said it was a horrible accident and that he feared for his life.
A stunning 911 call is at the center of a dramatic road rage trial in Nassau County. Jurors were riveted as a dramatic and emotional 911 call was played in the manslaughter trial of accused road rage suspect Evan Potts.
In a case that got national attention, a college student is now on trial for running over and killing a Long Island man. Prosecutors call it road rage, but defense attorneys say their client was afraid for his life.