Homicide Squad Detectives are investigating a Fatal Auto Accident involving a motorcycle and a pedestrian that occurred on Sunday, March 19, 2022 at 11:53 pm in Rockville Centre.
According to detectives, a male, 42, while crossing north to south on Merrick Road in the vicinity of North Forest Avenue, was struck by a 2020 BMW motorcycle. The male operator, 36, was traveling eastbound on Merrick Road and was ejected from the motorcycle which subsequently struck a 2012 Honda Civic traveling eastbound on Merrick Road, causing property damage.
The pedestrian and motorcyclist suffered multiple trauma injuries and were transported to an area hospital for treatment. The pedestrian succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced by a hospital physician at 1:40 am. The motorcyclist is listed in serious condition.
The male operator, 19, of the Honda remained at scene and was not injured.
The Honda went through a brake and safety check at the scene.
The motorcycle was impounded.
The investigation is ongoing and the names of the victims are being withheld at this time.
Details by: D/Sgt. Hussain/Hom 03/20/22/0430/8688
***UPDATE***Details by: D/Sgt. Hussain/Hom 03/22/22/1615/8970
The above pedestrian has been identified as Scott Brower,42, of Rockville Center