The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Serious Vehicular Accident that occurred on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 10:44 p.m. in Williston Park.
According to detectives, a 2001 Mitsubishi Montero was traveling south bound on Willis Avenue, near Center Street, left the roadway and drove through a fence and into a sump. As a result of the accident the driver and one of the passengers were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A second passenger did suffer serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Sgt. Hoeler/Homicide Squad 12/22/18/0145/8838
The Homicide Squad has identified the above victim as Christian Melendez, 18, of Mineola. He was pronounced deceased on December 24, 2018.
Details by: D/Lt Fitzpatrick/Homicide Sqd 1/2/19/1115/8812