The Third Squad is reporting the details of an incident that occurred on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 8:53 p.m. in Hempstead.
According to Detectives, a 31-year-old male from Valley Stream is now in critical condition after he was struck by another vehicle while riding an ATV at the intersection of Peninsula Boulevard and South Franklin Street. The victim was believed to be heading Northbound on South Franklin Street. Upon impact the motor vehicle which struck the ATV fled the scene in a Northbound direction on South Franklin Street. Detectives believe they are looking for a newer model, dark colored Nissan sedan. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment and is now in critical condition.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to please call the Nassau County Police Department’s 3rd Squad at 516-573-6353, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Lopez/3rd Squad 7/11/21/2143/9595
Details by: Det. Lopez/3rd Squad 07/19/21/1510/8812
The Third Squad reports the victim in the above incident has succumbed to his injuries and has been pronounced deceased by hospital staff. The ongoing investigation has determined the vehicle that struck the victim was travelling eastbound on Peninsula Boulevard, in what is believed to be, an older model dark blue Nissan Altima. Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Third Squad at 516-573-6353 or Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.