Homicide Squad Detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 2:29 pm in East Hills.
According to detectives, while traveling eastbound on the south Service Road of Rt. 495 operating a 2005 Mack truck pulling a 2004 Spectra Marine semi-trailer, a 36 year old male was involved in a collision with a 2017 Audi Q7 traveling northbound on Roslyn Road. As a result of the collision, the female operator of the Audi suffered multiple trauma injuries, was transported to an area hospital and was pronounced deceased by a staff physician at 3:52pm.
Both vehicles were impounded for brake and safety checks.
The male operator of the Mack truck suffered a laceration to his head and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The investigation is ongoing and the name of the victim, 77, is being withheld at this time.
Details by: Sgt. Rojas/Homicide 07/27/19/0025/8688
The female victim has beenidentified as Carol Samide of East Hills.
D/Sgt. Rojas / HomicideSqd. 07/27/19/1155/7990