Middle Island Man, Scott Shea, 30, Charged in Hit and Run Crash That Injured Girl Riding in Stroller
September 16, 2014
(Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police today arrested a Middle Island man that left the scene of a crash that injured a 3-year-old girl.
Scott Shea, 30, was driving a 2005 Jeep northbound on William Floyd Parkway, south of Montauk Highway, when he struck a 3-year-old girl that was riding in a stroller. The girl was transported by Suffolk County Police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Scott Shea, 30, of Middle Island, who was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident that injured a 3-year-old girl on William Floyd Parkway, south of Montauk Highway, in Shirley.
Shea was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident. He is being held overnight at the Seventh Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip today, September 16.
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