The Homicide Squad is investigating a Fatal Vehicular Accident involving a Bicyclist that occurred on Sunday, March 17, 2019 in Lake Success.
According to detectives, a male bicyclist was traveling east on the Long Island Expressway south service road between exits 33 and 34. The bicyclist was in the vicinity of the Great Neck High school when he was struck by an unknown person operating an older model minivan that did not stop and provide identification. The bicyclist who was wearing a helmet was thrown off the bicycle and struck his head causing severe head trauma. Nassau County Police and Lake Success police responded and transported the victim in a Nassau County Police Ambulance to a local nearby hospital for treatment. The victim a short time later was pronounced deceased by hospital staff. The victim has been identified as David Schlichting, 66 of Great Neck. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request that anyone with information regarding the above crime to contact he Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by:D/Sgt Bolitho/Homicide Squad 03/17/19/1725/8348