Homicide Squad detectives report the details of a fatal auto accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 8:50 pm in Jericho.
According to detectives, a male, 67, was operating a 2020 Nissan Sentra traveling westbound in the High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane of the Long Island Expressway by the vicinity of Exit 41, when he struck a male walking in the roadway. The victim suffered multiple trauma injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The male operator of the Nissan was not injured and remained at the scene.
A vehicle safety check was conducted at the scene and released to the operator.
The victim’s identity is being withheld at this time as the investigation into this accident continues.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 09/30/20/0400/8834