LONG ISLAND, NY – Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a pedestrian last evening.
Carlos Veliz-Hernandez, 15, was walking on Jericho Turnpike, 30 feet west of Melville Road, when he attempted to cross the road and was struck by a 2008 BMW driven by Jeanne Erra, of Huntington Station, at 9:15 p.m.
Carlos Veliz-Hernandez, 15, is listed in serious condition after being struck by a 2008 BMW while trying to cross Jericho Turnpike, 30 feet west of Melville Road in Huntington Station.
Veliz-Hernandez, of Huntington Station, was transported via Suffolk County Police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital where he is listed in serious condition. Erra, 56, was not injured in the crash.
The vehicle was impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crash to contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.
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