The Homicide Squad reports an arrest for Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Serious Physical Injury on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 9:40 p.m. in Bethpage.
According to detectives, Kaitlinn Vanalst, 23, of 3883 Green Place, Bethpage was driving a 2008 black Mitsubishi northbound on Hicksville Road when she struck a female victim, 14, who was crossing west to east at Gloria Road. Vanalst fled the scene and drove to her home. An investigation led detectives to her home and discovered she had a suspended license. The victim suffered serious head injuries and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Vanalst is charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Serious Physical Injury and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd degree. She will be arraigned on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at First District Court in Hempstead.