Homicide Squad detectives report the details of a fatal auto accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 11:10 pm in Hempstead.
According to detectives, while attempting to cross Fulton Avenue between the intersections of California Avenue and Tennessee Avenue, a 72 year old male was struck by a westbound 2018 Mazda that was being operated by a 72 year old female who remained at the scene for police arrival. As a result of the collision, the male pedestrian suffered multiple trauma injuries and was pronounced at the scene. A vehicle safety check was conducted and the vehicle was released to the operator.
The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 10/17/20/0530/8834