The Homicide Squad reports the details of a serious vehicular accident that occurred on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 1:12 a.m. in Hempstead.
According to Detectives, a 34-year-old male operating a 2013 Mercedes Benz SUV did strike a male pedestrian, 46, who was crossing the roadway at Fulton Avenue, east of Clinton Street. The victim was transported to a local area hospital and is in critical condition. The driver of the SUV, Alrich Braide of 90 Sunset Drive in Hempstead, remained at scene, but was arrested for driving with a suspended license. His car was impounded and the investigation is ongoing.
Defendant Braide is charged with Driving with a Suspended License and will be arraigned Sunday, May 29, 2022 at First District Court in Hempstead.
Details by: Det./Capt. Fitzpatrick/ Homicide 5/29/22/0715/9595
D/Capt. Fitzpatrick/ Hom 06/02/22/2145/8963
The above male victim was pronounced deceased by a hospital physician. The victim has been identified as Manuel Mendez.