The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatalvehicular accident that occurred on Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 4:58 pm inLevittown.
According to detectives, a female, 18 years of age,while operating a 2018 Jeep traveling eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike, wasstruck by a red pickup truck traveling northbound, attempting to turn eastboundon Hempstead Turnpike in the vicinity of Gardiners Lane. After theminor collision, both operators immediately pulled off the roadway at 3300Hempstead Turnpike. While the victim was out of her vehicle, the malesubject fled the scene striking the victim and running her over. Thesubject fled eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike.
Nassau County Police Ambulance transported thevictim, who sustained trauma to the head and chest, to an area hospital whereshe was later pronounced deceased by a staff physician.
The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyone with information regardingthe above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Sgt.Rojas/Homicide 11/10/17/0120/8688