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Drunk Driver Nabbed After Hit-Run Crash Injuring Wheatley Heights Boy In Patchogue Drunk Driver Nabbed After Hit-Run Crash Injuring Wheatley Heights Boy In Patchogue
Drunk Driver Nabbed After Hit-Run Crash Injuring Wheatley Heights Boy In Patchogue An allegedly drunk driver has been charged after a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a child on a Long Island roadway. It happened around 4:45 a.m. Sunday, July 21, in Patchogue. A 13-year-old boy from Wheatley Heights was riding an e-bike eastbound on East Main Street when an eastbound Audi struck him in front of 350 East Main Street and fled the scene, according to Suffolk County Police. The boy was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries. Following an investigation, Flavio Lituma, age 53, of Medford, was arrested in fron…
Hit-Run Crash Killing Volunteer Firefighter Leads To Felony Charge For Bellport Woman Hit-Run Crash Killing Volunteer Firefighter Leads To Felony Charge For Bellport Woman
Hit-Run Driver Charged In Death Of Patchogue Firefighter: DA Prosecutors have formally charged a Long Island woman accused of leaving a volunteer firefighter for dead following a car crash. Maria Guallpa-Bonilla, age 36, of Bellport, was indicted on a count of leaving the scene of an incident without reporting in Suffolk County Court Thursday, July 18, in the death of Christopher Hlavaty. The 22-year-old died Monday night, June 10, after his motorcycle was struck by a car in Patchogue, near Main Street and Rider Avenue, according to police. Earlier Report: Arrest Made In Hit-Run Death Of Christopher Hlavaty Prosecutors claim Guallpa-Bonilla …
28-Year-Old On Suspended License Fled After Causing Medford Crash Killing Passenger, DA Says 28-Year-Old On Suspended License Fled After Causing Medford Crash Killing Passenger, DA Says
28-Year-Old On Suspended License Fled After Causing Medford Crash Killing Passenger, DA Says A 28-year-old man who was driving on a suspended license fled on foot after causing a Long Island car crash that killed his passenger, prosecutors alleged. Dolores Mancia-Landaverde, of Medford, was indicted on multiple felony charges in Suffolk County Court on Tuesday, July 16, in connection with a suspected hit-and-run crash in Medford that killed 44-year-old Hedilberto Nava-Perez. According to investigators, Mancia-Landaverde was driving a BMW sedan southbound on Horseblock Road with two passengers when he turned in front of a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Express Drive North sh…
Police Search For Hit-Run Driver In Crash On William Floyd Parkway In Shirley Police Search For Hit-Run Driver In Crash On William Floyd Parkway In Shirley
Police Search For Hit-Run Driver In Crash On William Floyd Parkway In Shirley Police are asking for the public's help in locating the driver involved in a hit-and-run Long Island crash. A white box truck was traveling southbound on William Floyd Parkway in Shirley, near Flower Hill Drive, when it struck a 2015 Kia Optima at 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26.  The driver of the box truck fled the scene. The driver of the Kia sustained a minor injury.  Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. If you have any information about these incidents, you can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit …
Hit-Run Driver Injures 2 Employees Outside Bellport Campus Hit-Run Driver Injures 2 Employees Outside Bellport Campus
Employees Injured In Hit-Run Crash At Eastern Suffolk Boces Two employees are hospitalized following a hit-and-run crash outside a Long Island school. The incident happened at around 8:30 a.m. Monday, June 24, in the parking lot of Eastern Suffolk BOCES in North Bellport, located on Martha Avenue. Suffolk County Police said a driver struck a 31-year-old Coram man and a 41-year-old Ronkonkoma woman as they walked through the parking lot. The driver then fled the scene. The Coram man was taken by ambulance to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue and treated for serious injuries. The Ronkonkoma woman was taken to the same hospital for non-life…
Know This Car? Police Asking For Help In Fatal Ronkonkoma Hit-Run Know This Car? Police Asking For Help In Fatal Ronkonkoma Hit-Run
Know This Car? Help Wanted In Fatal Ronkonkoma Hit-Run Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a car that is wanted in connection with a fatal hit-and-run. The incident occurred in Ronkonkoma on Monday, May 20, on Ronkonkoma Avenue near Third Street. According to Suffolk County Police, Elyse Crivaro was in the roadway on Ronkonkoma Avenue, near Third Street, on May 20, when she was struck by a dark-colored Toyota Prius that was traveling southbound at approximately 3:20 a.m.  Crivaro, age 21, of Holbrook, was pronounced dead at Stony Brook University Hospital, police said. Suffolk County Crime Stop…
Update: Suspect In Hit-Run Crash Killing 22-Year-Old Patchogue Firefighter Arrested Update: Suspect In Hit-Run Crash Killing 22-Year-Old Patchogue Firefighter Arrested
Arrest Made In Hit-Run Death Of Christopher Hlavaty Days after a beloved Long Island firefighter and aspiring EMT was killed in a hit-and-run crash, police have a suspect in custody. Christopher Hlavaty, age 22, of East Patchogue, died Monday night, June 10, after his motorcycle was struck by a car near Main Street and Rider Avenue in Patchogue, according to Suffolk County Police. Hlavaty was taken by ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. On Thursday evening, June 13, police revealed that 36-year-old Maria Guallpa-Bonilla, of Bellport, was arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of an incident in…
Fatal Overnight Hit-Run Crash: 22-Year-Old ID'd As Victim In Patchogue Fatal Overnight Hit-Run Crash: 22-Year-Old ID'd As Victim In Patchogue
Fatal Hit-Run Patchogue Crash: 22-Year-Old ID'd As Victim One person was killed in an overnight hit-and-run Long Island crash. The crash happened around 10:45 p.m. Monday, June 10, in  Patchogue. According to Suffolk County Police, the victim was operating a 2008 Suzuki motorcycle and traveling eastbound on Main Street when a westbound car turned left in front of the motorcycle onto Rider Avenue, causing the collision. The vehicle, described as an older, dark-colored sedan, fled southbound on Rider Avenue. The operator of the Suzuki, Christopher Hlavaty, age 22, of East Patchogue, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital…
Fatal Hit-Run Medford Crash: Suspect Nabbed, ID Released For Victim Fatal Hit-Run Medford Crash: Suspect Nabbed, ID Released For Victim
Fatal Hit-Run Medford Crash: Suspect Nabbed, Victim ID'd A suspect has been charged in connection to a hit-and-run crash on Long Island that left one person who has now been identified dead and another seriously injured over the weekend. It happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday, June 8, in Medford. Original report - 1 Killed, Another Seriously Injured In Hit-Run Medford Crash A tractor-trailer was traveling northwest on Horseblock Road and attempting to make a left turn onto Express Drive North when it was struck by a 2008 BMW, Suffolk County Police said.  The driver of the BMW fled on foot. A passenger in the BMW, He…
1 Killed, Another Seriously Injured In Hit-Run Medford Crash 1 Killed, Another Seriously Injured In Hit-Run Medford Crash
1 Killed, Another Seriously Injured In Hit-Run Medford Crash One person was killed and another seriously injured in an overnight hit-and-run crash on Long Island. Click here for a new, updated story - Fatal Hit-Run Medford Crash: Suspect Nabbed, Victim ID'd It happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday, June 8, in Medford. A tractor-trailer was traveling northwest on Horseblock Road and attempting to make a left turn onto Express Drive North when it was struck by a 2008 BMW, Suffolk County Police said.  The driver of the BMW fled on foot. One passenger in the BMW was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Of…
Deadly Hit-Run: Video Shows Suspect Vehicle In Ronkonkoma Crash Killing Holbrook 21-Year-Old Deadly Hit-Run: Video Shows Suspect Vehicle In Ronkonkoma Crash Killing Holbrook 21-Year-Old
Deadly Hit-Run: Video Shows Suspect Vehicle In Ronkonkoma Crash Killing Holbrook 21-Year-Old Police are hoping that newly released video will help track down a hit-and-run driver who killed a 21-year-old Long Island woman. The incident happened at around 3:20 a.m. Monday, May 20, in Ronkonkoma near the intersection of Ronkonkoma Avenue and Third Street. Suffolk County Police said Elyse Crivaro, of Holbrook, was walking across Ronkonkoma Avenue when she was struck by a southbound car. The vehicle, described as a dark colored sedan, fled the scene. Crivaro was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was pronounced dead. On Tuesday, June 4, the department released surveil…
Alleged Hit-Run Biker Who Left Long Island 18-Year-Old In Coma Enters Plea Alleged Hit-Run Biker Who Left Long Island 18-Year-Old In Coma Enters Plea
Alleged Hit-Run Biker Who Left Long Island 18-Year-Old In Coma Enters Plea The man accused of hitting a University at Albany student from Long Island with his dirt bike, leaving her in a medically induced coma, formally responded to the charges against him. Albany County resident Austin Breyette, age 25, of Watervliet, pleaded not guilty to assault and related charges on Monday, June 3, stemming from an alleged hit-and-run crash that seriously injured UAlbany freshman Alexa Kropf. The 18-year-old Kropf, a Long Island native from Floral Park, was struck just blocks from the UAlbany campus at around midnight Saturday, April 27. Earlier Report: Hit-Run Leaves…
Know Him? Man Wanted For Questioning In #HuntingtonStation Hit-Run Know Him? Man Wanted For Questioning In #HuntingtonStation Hit-Run
Know Him? Man Wanted In Huntington Station Fatal Hit-Run Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying and locating a man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run. The crash occurred in Huntington Station on Sunday, May 5, killing Amilar Velasquez, who was walking northbound on the shoulder of West Hills Road. According to the Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit, detectives want to speak to the man pictured, who was seen at a nearby establishment before the crash. Suffolk County Police Department Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an&nb…
Fatal Long Island Hit-Run Suspect Nabbed, Police Say Fatal Long Island Hit-Run Suspect Nabbed, Police Say
Fatal Long Island Hit-Run Suspect Nabbed, Police Say Months after a 24-year-old hit-and-run victim was left for dead in the street, police have arrested the man they say was behind the crime. Christopher Rosselli’s arrest in relation to the South Farmingdale incident was announced by Nassau County Police on Tuesday, May 28. Just after 3 a.m. on January 28, the 24-year-old Rosselli was reported to have been driving a silver pickup truck on Merrits Road when he struck Mohamed Elromi near the Farmingdale Public Library. Earlier Report: ID Released For 24-Year-Old Struck, Killed By Pickup Truck In Hit-Run South Farmingdale Crash After…
Hit-Run Biker Who Left LI 18-Year-Old In Coma Nabbed Nearly Month Later, Police Say Hit-Run Biker Who Left LI 18-Year-Old In Coma Nabbed Nearly Month Later, Police Say
Hit-Run Biker Who Left LI 18-Year-Old In Coma Nabbed Nearly Month Later, Police Say Nearly a month after a University at Albany student from Long Island was severely injured in a hit-and-run dirt bike crash, a suspect is behind bars. Albany Police arrested Austin Breyette, age 25, of Watervliet, early Thursday morning, May 23, in connection with the collision that left 18-year-old UAlbany freshman Alexa Kropf in a medically induced coma. Kropf, a Long Island native from Floral Park, was struck by a dirt bike rider just blocks from the UAlbany campus at around midnight Saturday, April 27. Earlier Report: New Update: 18-Year-Old Severely Injured In NY Hit-Run Awake …
Hit-Run Crash: Suspect At Large, Man Seriously Injured In Medford Hit-Run Crash: Suspect At Large, Man Seriously Injured In Medford
Hit-Run Crash: Suspect At Large, Man Seriously Injured In Medford A suspect is at large after a man who was seriously injured in a hit-and-run Long Island crash. It happened around 8:35 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in Medford. A man was crossing County Road 101 at the intersection of Southaven Avenue, when he was struck by a vehicle in the northbound lanes, according to Suffolk County Police.  The vehicle continued northbound without stopping. The man, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Detectives ask anyone w…
Fatal Hit-Run Ronkonkoma Crash: 21-Year-Old Holbrook Woman ID'd As Victim Fatal Hit-Run Ronkonkoma Crash: 21-Year-Old Holbrook Woman ID'd As Victim
Fatal Hit-Run Ronkonkoma Crash: 21-Year-Old Woman ID'd A 21-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Long Island. The incident happened at around 3:20 a.m. Monday, May 20, in Ronkonkoma near the intersection of Ronkonkoma Avenue and Third Street. Suffolk County Police said Elyse Crivaro, of Holbrook, was walking across Ronkonkoma Avenue when she was struck by a southbound car. The vehicle, described as a dark colored sedan, fled the scene. Crivaro was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Suffolk County Police Department at 631-852-6555 or Crime Stop…
Driver Nabbed Months After Hitting, Killing Man In Holbrook, Police Say Driver Nabbed Months After Hitting, Killing Man In Holbrook, Police Say
Driver Nabbed Months After Hitting, Killing Man In Holbrook, Police Say A suspect is behind bars months after a hit-and-run crash on Long Island that killed a 63-year-old man. Michael Sabeno, age 72, of Holbrook, was arrested Thursday, May 16, in connection with the death of Richard Dirocco. Suffolk County Police said Dirocco was walking in Holbrook, on Coates Avenue near Frank Court, at around 5 p.m. on Dec. 3, 2023, when he was struck by a driver who fled the scene. Earlier Report: Fatal Hit-Run: ID Released For Man Struck Near Holbrook Intersection He was taken by ambulance to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue, where he was pronounced dead…
Tragic Update: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Dies Following Hit-Run Crash In Dix Hills Tragic Update: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Dies Following Hit-Run Crash In Dix Hills
Huntington Station Man Dies After Hit-Run Dix Hills Crash A man has died days after suffering serious injuries in an early morning hit-and-run crash on Long Island. The incident happened at around 12:15 a.m. Sunday, May 5, in Dix Hills. Suffolk County Police said 37-year-old Amilar Velasquez, of Huntington Station, was walking on the northbound shoulder of West Hills Road near West 16th Street when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. Earlier Report: Hit-Run Crash: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Suffers Serious Injuries In Dix Hills Velasquez was taken to Huntington Hospital in critical condition. In an update Thursday, M…
ID Released For Long Island Man Killed After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles ID Released For Long Island Man Killed After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles
ID Released For Long Island Man Killed After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles The identity has been released of a Long Island man who was killed overnight after being struck by two vehicles, including one that fled the scene. It happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday, May 5 in New Cassel. The man was crossing Prospect Avenue near State Street when he was hit by a 2015 BMW traveling westbound, Nassau County Police said. The driver of the BMW, a 27-year-old man, remained at the scene. After the first collision, a second vehicle hit the pedestrian. The unknown vehicle continued to travel westbound on Prospect Avenue and fled the scene.  The pede…
Hit-Run Crash: Man Killed On Long Island After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles Hit-Run Crash: Man Killed On Long Island After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles
Hit-Run Crash: Man Killed On Long Island After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles A man crossing a Long Island roadway was killed overnight after being struck by two vehicles, including one that fled the scene. Click here for a new, updated story - ID Released For Westbury Man Killed In New Cassel After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles The crash happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday, May 5 in New Cassel. A man was crossing Prospect Avenue near State Street when he was hit by a 2015 BMW traveling westbound, Nassau County Police said. The driver of the BMW, a 27-year-old man, remained at the scene. After the first collision, a second vehicle hit the p…
Hit-Run Crash: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Suffers Serious Injuries In Dix Hills Hit-Run Crash: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Suffers Serious Injuries In Dix Hills
Hit-Run Crash: 37-Year-Old From Huntington Station Suffers Serious Injuries In Dix Hills A person suffered critical injuries in an early morning hit-and-run crash on Long Island. Updated story - 37-Year-Old Dies Following Hit-Run Crash On Long Island It happened around 12:15 a.m. Sunday, May 5 in Dix Hills. The victim, Amilar Velasquez, a 37-year-old Huntington Station resident, was walking on the northbound shoulder in front of 32 West Hills Road when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene at 12:13 a.m. Velasquz was transported to Huntington Hospital in critical condition, according to Suffolk County Police. Detectives are asking anyone with information …
Second Driver Nabbed In Hit-Run Killing Woman In Brentwood Second Driver Nabbed In Hit-Run Killing Woman In Brentwood
Second Driver Nabbed In Brentwood Hit-Run Killing Woman Police have arrested a second suspected hit-and-run driver who was allegedly involved in a crash that killed a pedestrian on Long Island. The early-morning crash happened shortly after 5 a.m. Monday, April 15, in Brentwood, near the intersection of Wicks and Bradley roads. Suffolk County Police said a woman was crossing Wicks Road from east to west when she was struck by an SUV at around 5:10 a.m. The driver then fled the scene without offering her aid. She was then struck by a second vehicle, which also fled. Earlier Report: Hit-Run Driver Nabbed After Killing Woman In Brentwood,…
Hit-Run Driver Nabbed After Killing Woman In Brentwood, Police Say Hit-Run Driver Nabbed After Killing Woman In Brentwood, Police Say
Hit-Run Driver Nabbed After Killing Woman In Brentwood, Police Say A suspected hit-and-run driver was arrested hours after allegedly killing a pedestrian on Long Island. The early-morning crash happened shortly after 5 a.m. Monday, April 15, in Brentwood, near the intersection of Wicks and Bradley roads. Suffolk County Police said a woman was crossing Wicks Road from east to west when she was struck by an SUV at around 5:10 a.m. The driver then fled the scene without offering her aid.  The woman, who has not been publicly identified, was taken by ambulance to South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore where she was pronounced dead. At around 11:45…
Police On Long Island Searching For SUV Involved In Hit-Run That Injured Cop Police On Long Island Searching For SUV Involved In Hit-Run That Injured Cop
Police Searching For SUV Involved In Deer Park Hit-Run Police on Long Island are searching for an SUV that allegedly struck a police cruiser, injuring the officer, and fled the scene. The crash occurred in Deer Park on Commack Road at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 1. According to Suffolk County Police, a First Precinct officer was driving a marked police vehicle with lights and sirens northbound on Commack Road while attempting a traffic stop. An SUV traveling southbound on Commack Road crashed into the front driver-side door of the police vehicle near Tell Avenue, police said. The vehicle, which fled southbound without stopping, is …
Fatal Hit-Run: Second Driver Nabbed Year After 25-Year-Old Struck At Patchogue Intersection Fatal Hit-Run: Second Driver Nabbed Year After 25-Year-Old Struck At Patchogue Intersection
Fatal Hit-Run: Second Driver Nabbed Year After 25-Year-Old Struck At Patchogue Intersection More than a year after a 25-year-old man was killed in a double hit-and-run crash at a Long Island intersection, a second suspect has been arrested. The incident happened at around 4 a.m. Sunday, March 12, 2023, in Patchogue. Suffolk County Police said Nicholas Puzio was crossing Medford Avenue at Oak Street in a marked crosswalk when he was hit by a southbound Honda Civic. Moments later, he was struck by a Nissan Armada. Both drivers fled the scene. Earlier Report: Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Suspect Nabbed After 25-Year-Old Struck At Patchogue Intersection Puzio, of Farmingdale, was tak…
Know This Jeep? Police Asking For Help Identifying Driver In Hauppauge Crash Know This Jeep? Police Asking For Help Identifying Driver In Hauppauge Crash
Know This Jeep? Police Asking For Help Identifying Driver In Hauppauge Crash Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a motorist who allegedly struck a vehicle and left the scene. The incident took place in Hauppauge on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, at the Starbucks on Route 111. According to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police, the driver struck a parked vehicle in front of Starbucks, with his red Jeep and fled the scene. There was no one inside the parked vehicle. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this incident can contac…
Victim ID'd In Hit-Run Crash Killing Man In Hampton Bays Victim ID'd In Hit-Run Crash Killing Man In Hampton Bays
Victim ID'd In Hit-Run Crash Killing Man In Hampton Bays Authorities have identified a man who was killed by a hit-and-run driver while walking in a Long Island neighborhood. The incident happened at around 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in Hampton Bays, on Springville Road. Southampton Town Police said Angel Asimbay, age 67, of Hampton Bays, was struck near the intersection of Neptune Avenue. He was taken by ambulance to Peconic Bay Medical Center and died from his injuries. The driver who struck Asimbay fled the scene, police said. Southampton Town Police and New York State Police are investigating the crash. Anyone with information is asked to…
Alleged Hit-Run Driver Nabbed In Crash Injuring Woman Near Brentwood LIRR Station Alleged Hit-Run Driver Nabbed In Crash Injuring Woman Near Brentwood LIRR Station
Alleged Hit-Run Driver Nabbed In Crash Injuring Woman Near Brentwood Lirr Station One of two suspected hit-and-run drivers has been arrested following a crash that injured a woman near a Long Island Rail Road station. The incident happened around 3 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 11 in Brentwood. Suffolk County Police said the 37-year-old woman was walking southbound on Brentwood Road at the Long Island Rail Road crossing when she was struck by a gray sedan. She was then hit by a blue sedan. Earlier Report: 37-Year-Old Woman Struck By 2 Vehicles Who Flee Scene In Brentwood Neither driver stopped to check on the woman, police said. The victim, a resident of Brentwood, was tra…
37-Year-Old Woman Struck By 2 Vehicles Who Flee Scene In Brentwood 37-Year-Old Woman Struck By 2 Vehicles Who Flee Scene In Brentwood
37-Year-Old Woman Struck By 2 Vehicles Who Flee Scene In Brentwood An investigation is underway after a local woman was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash on a Long Island roadway overnight. See New Update: Alleged Hit-Run Driver Nabbed In Crash Injuring Woman Near Brentwood LIRR Station The incident happened around 3 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 11 in Brentwood. The 37-year-old was walking southbound on Brentwood Road at the Long Island Rail Road crossing when she was struck by a gray sedan and then a blue sedan, Suffolk County Police said. The woman, a resident of Brentwood, was transported to South Shore University Hospital in Ba…
First Of 2 Drivers In Fatal Central Islip Hit-Run Nabbed: Police First Of 2 Drivers In Fatal Central Islip Hit-Run Nabbed: Police
First Of 2 Drivers In Fatal Central Islip Hit-Run Nabbed: Police A 27-year-old was arrested for his alleged role in a fatal Long Island hit-and-run, where the victim was hit by two cars in a row, police said. Junior Romero-Delcid, age 27, of Brentwood, was arrested and charged for the September 2023 incident, Suffolk County Police announced on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Earlier Report: 2 Hit-Run Drivers Leave Bicyclist For Dead On Central Islip Roadway Romero-Delcid is one of two drivers who, at around 6:30 a.m. on Sept. 25, 2023, was alleged to have hit bicyclist Felix Cesi Oliva Cruz in Central Islip, leaving him for dead. Bay Shore resident Cruz, wh…