The Mequon resident charged with 12 felony counts relating to a hit-and-run crash that caused the death of three people in October pleaded not guilty Nov. 7.
Jasen Randhawa, 23, was charged in relation to a hit-and-run that happened Oct. 23 in Milwaukee. He faces nearly 200 years of prison time and/or more than $700,000 in fines if convicted on all counts.
The crash occurred at 200 W. Clybourn St. between a sedan and an SUV, according to a criminal complaint filed in Milwaukee County Circuit Court.
As previously reported, police received multiple calls starting just after 2:30 a.m. Oct. 23 with reports that two men fled on foot from a crash.
The complaint said the SUV was traveling at 63 miles per hour, which was 33 miles per hour more than the limit.
The driver of the sedan, Tim Snyder, a part-time Uber driver, was taken to Froedert. He said he picked up three women and was taking them to a hotel when he saw headlights in his peripheral vision. The next thing he knew, he was being assisted by medical personnel. A GoFundMe page was set up for Snyder.
The three women -- Ashley Sawatzke, Amy Taylor, and Lindsey Cohen -- in the car were killed.
Following the crash, Randhawa allegedly met up with the other passenger and a friend to possibly go back to get the car. A taxicab video showed three men attempting to locate the SUV. The complaint said Randhawa was debating whether or not to file a fake police report saying the vehicle was stolen.
Randhawa also said in the video, according to the complaint, he has "never been in more pain" and thought he should go to a hospital.
Later that morning, Randhawa's friend learned of fatalities related to the crash and immediately contacted police, the complaint said.