The Homicide Squad reports the details of a serious vehicular accident that occurred at 9:06pm on Friday, October 14, 2016 in Rockville Centre.
According to Detectives, defendant Dustin B. Brandon, 27, of 523 May Street South Hempstead was operating a 2016 Mercedes Benz convertible color black eastbound on Merrick Road at a high rate of speed when the vehicle collided with a Mazda Miata color red on Merrick Road at Oceanside Road. The collision caused the Mazda to split in half and a rear tire detached and struck a windshield of a parked tractor trailer in the CVS parking lot. The defendant’s Mercedes Benz overturned and landed on the south side of Merrick Road east of Oceanside Road against a utility pole. The Rockville Centre Police and Fire Departments extricated the defendant and his twenty-five year old female passenger from the vehicle. Defendant Brandon suffered from non-life threatening head and leg injuries; the female passenger suffered from a lower leg injury and the male victim driver of the Mazda suffered from internal injuries. All parties were transported to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
Defendant Dustin B. Brandon is charged with DWI, Reckless Driving, two counts of Reckless Endangerment, two counts of Assault and Criminal Mischief. He will be arraigned on Saturday, October 15, 2016 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.