The Homicide Squad is investigating a fatal auto accident that occurred on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 10:58 PM in Woodmere.
According to Detectives, Fourth Precinct Officers responded to an auto accident at the intersection of Peninsula Boulevard and Edward Avenue. Upon arrival officers discovered a blue 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck and a white 2018 Audi Q5 SUV that had been in collision. The Dodge pickup truck had been traveling northbound on Peninsula Boulevard and had two occupants who were both transported to an area hospital with minor injuries. The Audi SUV had been turning southbound onto Peninsula Boulevard from Edward Avenue and had five occupants. All occupants of the Audi SUV were transported to an area hospital, including a 15-year-old female passenger who was pronounced deceased by a staff physician at 11:45 PM and the 38-year-old female driver who is in critical condition. The other occupants sustained less serious injuries. During the investigation the driver of the Dodge pickup truck, Arlin Javier Aguilera, 34, of 540 Washington Avenue, West Hempstead, was placed into custody.
Arlin Javier Aguilera has been charged with Vehicular Manslaughter 2nd Degree, Vehicular Assault 2nd Degree, and Driving While Intoxicated. He will be arraigned on Sunday, December 12, 2021, at First District Court in Hempstead.
Details By: Det./Sgt. Hussain/Homicide Sqd 12/12/21/0730/8931