Third Squad detectives report the details of a serious motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian which occurred on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 10:52 a.m. in New Hyde Park. According to detectives, a 2016 cement truck traveling southbound on Covert Avenue, at the intersection of Jericho Turnpike, struck a 57 year old male who was attempting to cross the street. The 30 year old driver of the vehicle stopped and called police. The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital by a Nassau County Police Ambulance with serious injuries. Detectives report no apparent criminality with the accident at this time. The vehicle was given a brake and safety inspection at scene and released to driver.
Details by: Det. Suarez/3rd Sqd. 08/28/18/1730/8812