The First Squad reports the details of a Serious Vehicular Accident that occurred at 10:00am on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, in North Bellmore.According to Detectives, at the intersection of Saw Mill Road and Jerusalem Avenue a male bicyclist, 14, was in the crosswalk attempting to travel westbound when he was struck by a white colored van. The suspect van fled the scene in an easterly direction. The male victim, 14 was transported to a local area hospital where he was treated for a fracture, lacerations and bruising. The collision caused two black colored lower panels to fall off the suspect van and the driver is described as a white male.Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or to call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
***UPDATE***The First Squad reports the arrest of Edward Drexel, 60, of 2609 Grant Boulevard, Bellmore. The defendant is charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Serious Injury and Tampering with Physical Evidence. He will be arraigned on Thursday, August 3, 2023, at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.