The Homicide Squad reportsthe details of a Fatal Auto Accident that occurred on Wednesday, October 2,2019 at 12:05 a.m. in Mineola.
According to detectives, a64-year-old male was riding his bicycle south bound on Mineola Blvd. atWashington Ave. when he was struck by an unknown south bound vehicle. Thevictim suffered a serious head injury and was transported to a local hospitalwhere he was pronounced deceased by a staff physician.
The identity of the victimis being withheld pending family notification. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyonewith information regarding the above incident contact Nassau County CrimeStoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Sgt.Bolitho/HomicideSquad 10/02/19/0530/8751
*** UPDATE ***
HomicideSquad detectives have identified the victim as Joseph Harrison of WillistonPark.
Detectivesare also attempting to identify and locate the vehicle involved in the aboveincident. It is described as a 2006 -2008 Infinity, four door SUV, light incolor, possibly silver or gray, with front end damage.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident orinformation on the described vehicle to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS .All callers will remain anonymous.
Detailsby: Det. Nystrom/HomicideSquad 10/09/19/1910/6672