Scarsdale man arrested in fatal wrong-way collision on I-684

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Zachary Tokson, 23, was charged with criminally negligent homicide. (New York State Police)

Zachary Tokson, 23, was charged with criminally negligent homicide. (New York State Police)

BEDFORD, N.Y.  — State police say a 23-year-old Scarsdale man has been arrested on a criminally negligent homicide charge in connection with a fatal collision in Westchester County.

Police say Zachary Tokson was driving the wrong way on Interstate 684 in Bedford just before 6 a.m. Sunday when he collided head on with a car driven by 64-year-old Elena Lopez of Mount Kisco.

Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say Tokson and his passenger were hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries.

Police were still investigating whether alcohol played a part in the accident.

Tokson was arraigned and remanded to Westchester County Jail in lieu of $75,000 cash bail or $100,000 bond.

He will return to court on Wednesday.

Information on Tokson’s lawyer was not immediately available.