The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal vehicular accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 6:03 p.m. in East Garden City.
According to detectives, Cristobal Mendoza-Perez, 59, of Uniondale, was attempting to cross the westbound lanes on Stewart Avenue when he was struck by a 2016 Jeep Wrangler. The Jeep was being driven by a 27 year old male. The Jeep was traveling westbound, east of Quentin Roosevelt Blvd. As a result of the collision, the male victim suffered serious head injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Nassau County Medical Technician. The driver remained at scene. A breath test was conducted at the scene with negative results. The vehicle was brake and safety tested. The victim’s next of kin has been notified.
Details by: Det. Ferucci/Homicide 10/31/17/0020/8751