The Homicide Squad is investigating a Pedestrian Struck that occurred on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 7:15 am in Massapequa.
According to detectives, a 65 year old male victim was walking out of the Bolla Market (Mobile Gas station) 5389 Merrick Road, when a 47 year old male driving a 2009 Dodge Charger travelling eastbound on Merrick Road, made a left hand turn into the parking lot, passing two (2) “Do Not Enter” signs. The driver struck the victim who was approaching his parked vehicle located by the gas pumps. The victim was transported by Nassau County Police Department Helicopter # 6 to a local hospital where he is listed in critical condition. The vehicle was brake tested at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Sqd 07/30/17/1510/7945
The victim is being identified as being Robert Stevenson, 65 of Massapequa and was pronounced deceased by hospital staff at 8:04 pm on July 31, 2017.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 08/01/17/1255/8348