The Homicide Squad is investigating a serious auto accident that occurred on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 9:55 p.m. in Hempstead.
According to Detectives, a 57-year-old male was driving his 2004 Yamaha motorcycle southbound on Baldwin Road when he was in a collision with a 2020 Kia that was attempting to make a left turn onto Lawson Street. As a result of the collision the operator of the motorcycle suffered serious head and body trauma and was pronounced deceased at the scene by a paramedic. The operator of the Kia fled the scene on foot, westbound on Lawson Street. The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Sgt Bertini/Homicide Squad 07/22/21/0215/8812
The Homicide Squad has identified the above victim as Jose Diego-Gesteira, 57, of New Hyde Park.
Details by: D/Lt Fitzpatrick/Homicide Sqd 07/22/21/2010/8812