The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred at 12:02am on Thursday June 16, 2022 in Brookville.
According to Detectives, a 21-year-old female was operating a 2017 Ford sedan northbound on Cedar Swamp Road when she lost control of the vehicle causing it to flip over and strike a telephone pole causing a hazardous condition with the wires down. Within a few minutes, a 33-year-old man operating a 2006 Honda motorcycle northbound on Cedar Swamp Road became entangled in the wires causing him to fall off his motorcycle. The male victim, 33, was pronounced at the scene by a Nassau County Police Medic. Responding Officers observed the female driver to have slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and an odor of alcohol emanated from her breath. She was placed under arrest without incident and was transported to a local area hospital for treatment of her injuries.
The female driver is charged with DWI and Vehicular Manslaughter.
The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Capt. Fitzpatrick / Homicide Squad 06/16/22/0516/7990