Homicide Squad Detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 1:51 pm in Elmont.
According to detectives, a male, 22, was operating a 2008 Chevrolet southbound on 238th Street in the vicinity of Dutch Broadway and lost control of the vehicle before striking a residence on Dutch Broadway. As a result of the collision, the vehicle caused major structural damage and the operator was extracted. The male suffered head and chest trauma. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased by a staff physician at 2:39 pm.
A male, 36, was home at the time but did not suffer any injuries.
The vehicle was impounded.
The residence suffered structural damage. The Town of Hempstead Building Department responded and deemed it unsafe.
The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Sgt. Hussain/Hom 08/03/21/2200/8688