The Homicide Squad is investigating a fatal vehicle accident that occurred on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 11:37 p.m. in Hicksville.
According to detectives, a 17 year old male driver was driving a 2003 Acura westbound on Old Country Road when he collided with a 2000 Volkswagon making a left turn out of Antun’s Catering, 22 W. Old Country Road occupied by a male driver 26 and two male passengers 24 and 26 years old. The collision caused the Volkswagon to strike a third vehicle, a 2012 Toyota Prius driven by a male 55 years old. The driver of the Volkswagon was ejected from the vehicle into the roadway where he was possibly struck by a fourth vehicle heading eastbound. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Acura skidded across the road and struck a tree where the driver was also pronounced deceased at the scene. Both passengers were transported to an area hospital. The investigation is ongoing.
Homicide Squad detectives identify the 17 year old male as Kashyan Patel of Hicksville and the 26 year old male as Nicholas Zarzana of Mount Sinai.