(Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Amityville Village in May.
Carlos Perez-Rodas was struck by a vehicle on Route 110 on May 5 at approximately 12:40 a.m.
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center on Montauk Highway in West Islip where Perez-Rodas, 26, of Uniondale, was pronounced dead. Photo credit: LongIslandExchange.com
The driver of that vehicle stopped and, with others, attempted to aid the victim and stop traffic.
A second vehicle, described as a black Mercedes 350 between the model years 2010 and 2013, then struck the victim and fled the scene.
The Mercedes may have sustained lower front-end and/or undercarriage damage.
Perez-Rodas, 26, of Uniondale, was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.