NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A wake will be held in the Bronx Tuesday for one of the victims who was killed when a vehicle slammed into a group of trick-or-treaters on Halloween.
Services for 24-year-old Kristian Leka will be held at Farenga Bros. Funeral Home on Allerton Avenue starting at 2 p.m. His funeral is scheduled for Wednesday in Hartsdale.READ MORE: Lionel Virgile Accused Of Throwing Bleach In Officer's Face, Tossing Lit Molotov Cocktail At Other Officers In Brooklyn
Leka’s girlfriend Greta Luka said he shoved her to the ground and pushed his 9-year-old sister out of the way to save her when the black Dodge Charger jumped a curb, plowing into pedestrians on the sidewalk.
“I just remember the big black car coming towards us and then a big shove from him to push us over,” Luka told CBS2. “He definitely, definitely saved our lives.”READ MORE: Producer Scott Rudin Will 'Step Back' From Broadway Duties After Allegations Of Abusive Behavior
Ten-year-old Nyanna Aquil and her grandfather, 65-year-old Louis Perez, were also killed in the Saturday crash. Their services have not been finalized.
Investigators now believe the driver, 52-year-old Howard Unger, may have had a seizure behind the wheel. Police said he takes two medications for seizures, but hadn’t had an episode in 12 years.MORE NEWS: Man Arrested After Allegedly Using Anti-Asian Slurs, Harassing Undercover Officer In Queens
The investigation is ongoing.