The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of a Freeport man for a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred on Sunday, November 6, 2022, at 4:32 am in Massapequa Park.
According to Detectives, a 2003 Honda CR-V traveling Westbound crossed over to the eastbound lane and collided head on with a 2022 Honda Civic on Sunrise Highway between Park Boulevard and Carol Drive. The male passenger, 24, of the Honda Civic was pronounced on scene by a police medic; the male driver, 28, sustained a leg and hip injury and was transported to a nearby hospital. The male passenger, 29, of the Honda CR-V sustained serious injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital where he is in critical condition. The driver of the Honda CR-V defendant Juan DeLeon Collado, 29, of 287 West Merrick Road was taken into police custody. He was transported to a nearby hospital for injuries sustained in the accident.
Defendant Juan DeLeon Collado is being charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Endangerment in the 2nd Degree, Reckless Driving, Assault in the 2nd Degree, Vehicular Manslaughter in the 2nd Degree, and Manslaughter in the 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned when medically practical.