Homicide Squad Detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 4:15 pm in Island Park.
According to detectives, while attempting to cross Long Beach Road from the west side to the east side, in the vicinity of Waterford Road, a female pedestrian, 91, was struck by a 1997 Ford Aerostar van traveling southbound on Long Beach Road. As a result of the collision, the pedestrian suffered multiple trauma injuries, was transported to an area hospital and was later pronounced deceased by a staff physician.
The female operator of the Ford, 76, was not injured. The Ford was impounded for a brake and safety check. The investigation is ongoing and the name of the victim is being withheld at this time.
Details by: D/Sgt. Hoeler/Homicide Sqd. 01/04/18/0005/8688