The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal vehicular accident that occurred on Thursday, November 09, 2017 at 4:58 pm in Levittown.
According to detectives, a female, 18 years of age,while operating a 2018 Jeep traveling eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike, was struck by a red pickup truck traveling northbound, attempting to turn east bound on Hempstead Turnpike in the vicinity of Gardiners Lane.
After the minor collision, both operators immediately pulled off the roadway at 3300 Hempstead Turnpike. While the victim was out of her vehicle, the male subject fled the scene striking the victim and running her over. The subject fled eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike.
Nassau County Police Ambulance transported the victim, who sustained trauma to the head and chest, to an area hospital where she was later pronounced deceased by a staff physician. The investigation is ongoing. Detectives request anyone with information regarding the 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
The above victim has been identified as Taranjit K.Parmar, 18, of Levittown.
Details by: D/Lt Fitzpatrick/HomicideSquad 11/10/17/1116/8348
Daniel Coppolo, 31, of 37 Kinsella St., Deer Park,has been arrested in regards to the above incident. He is being charged with Manslaughter 2nd degree,Leaving the Scene of an Accident With Death, Tampering with Physical Evidence and Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: D/Lt Fitzpatrick /HomicideSquad 12/24/17/0900/8838