Homicide detectives report the details of a motor vehicle accident involving pedestrians that resulted in an arrest which occurred on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 12:15 A.M. in East Hills.
According to detectives, the defendant, Robert Corey, 45, of 15 Thornwood Lane, Roslyn Heights was driving a 2015 Volvo northbound on Locust Lane in the vicinity of Fairfield Lane. The defendant then drifted across the southbound lane and struck two male pedestrians ages 54 and 17 that were walking southbound on the west side of the street.
The defendant remained at the scene and called 911. Both male victims were transported to area hospitals and being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The defendant was placed under arrest at the scene.
The defendant is being charged with DWI, 2 counts of Assault 3rd and 2 counts of Reckless Endangerment 2nd. He was arraigned on Saturday, March 31, 2018 in First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Nystrom/Homicide 03/31/18/1120/7336