The Homicide Squad is investigating a Fatal Vehicular Accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 6:19 p.m. in Franklin Square.
According to detectives, while attempting to cross 1150 Hempstead Turnpike, from the south side to the north side, a female pedestrian was struck by a 1997 Jeep Wrangler that was traveling eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike. The female, 86, suffered multiple injuries and was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced a short time later by a hospital physician.
The male operator remained at the scene and the vehicle was brake and safety checked.
The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Sgt. Rojas/Homicide Squad 02/27/19/0130/8688