The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred on Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 1:40 am in Hempstead.
According to Detectives, a 2017 Dodge Durango operated by Oscar Argueta, 35, of 27 Nevada Street, Hicksville, was traveling Northbound on Greenwich Street when it struck a 2017 Mercedes Benz that was traveling eastbound on Martin Street. The male passenger in the Mercedes Benz was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Northwell Health EMT, the female operator of the Mercedes Benz was transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Defendant Arueta is charged with Vehicular Manslaughter 2nd Degree and Driving while Intoxicated. He will be arraigned on Sunday, June 26, 2022 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details by: D/Sgt: Bertini/Homicide 06/26/22/1345/8970
***UPDATE*** Details by: D/Sgt. Bertini/Homicide 6/27/22/1203/9595
The victim has been identified as David Popoola, 48, of Rosedale, NY.