The Nassau County Police Department reports the details of a serious aided that occurred on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 1:45 pm in Freeport.
According to detectives, officers were called to a construction site located on South Bayview Avenue, for two injured construction workers. While working at the site, both male victims were standing on a scaffold that broke causing them to fall 25 feet to the ground. A male victim, 18, suffered a skull fracture, sustaining multiple life-threatening injuries. The second male victim, 30, suffered a minor injury to his shoulder. Both victims were transported to an area hospital.
Details by: Public Information Office 07/01/19/2330/8834
The above victim has succumbed to his injuries and has been identified as Alberto Mejia-Montoya, 17, of Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Carver/1st Sqd 07/02/19/1700/9962