The Homicide Squad reportsthe arrest of a Levittown man for Leaving the Scene of an Auto Accidentinvolving a pedestrian struck, that occurred on Friday, July 12, 2019, at 5:05pm in Levittown.
According to detectives, amale pedestrian, 35, while attempting to cross north on Hempstead Turnpike, wasstruck by a black Dodge Ram pick-up truck traveling eastbound. Theoperator of the vehicle, John Roberts, 39, of 46 Carriage Lane, stopped brieflyto assist the victim and then fled the scene. After a long period oftime, Roberts returned to the scene where he was placed under arrest. Thevictim suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital wherehe is in critical but stable condition. The investigation isongoing.
The defendant, John Roberts,is charged with Leaving the Scene of an Auto Accident with a Serious PhysicalInjury. He will be arraigned on Saturday, July 13, 2019, in FirstDistrict Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det./Lt.Fitzpatrick/Homicide 07/13/19
The above listedvictim has been identified as Jaime Sosa-Rubio, 35, of Hempstead New York.
Det./Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide 07/13/19