A grand jury has decided not to add or upgrade charges against a retired NYPD officer accused in the hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome in Levittown.
Matthew Donde, 18, and his girlfriend Jessica Sill, 15, were struck by an unknown vehicle after they had car trouble on the southbound Wantagh State Parkway south of Merrick Road around 3 a.m. Tuesday.
Michael Casale faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle.
One man is dead and another in custody following an apparent hit-and-run accident in Brooklyn.
On Tuesday, police arrested Floral Park resident Harvinder Hothi on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident.
Robert Hosking, a retired Northrop-Grumman worker, was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver as Hosking tried to cross Route 110 in Melville.
Hundreds gathered at St. Ignatius Church in Hicksville to say goodbye to 13-year-old Bryanna Soplin.
Police on Long Island Tuesday arrested a man in a hit-and-run crash that left a bicyclist seriously injured.
Bryanna Soplin, 13, who had Down syndrome, unknowingly left her family’s home and was crossing Hempstead Turnpike at Gardiners Avenue when she was hit by a minivan just after midnight Sunday, police said.
A driver plowed into a teenage girl and killed her while she crossed a Long Island road early Sunday morning, authorities said. Police are still search searching for the motorist.
Donna Blanchard and her 4-year-old daughter were killed by a hit-and-run driver on June 7, 1994.
A Long Island man who pleaded guilty to a fatal hit-and-run is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday.
Police say a man riding his bicycle before dawn in his Queens neighborhood was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver.
The driver of the car has been identified as Leroi Bouche, 27, who previously served time for unlawful imprisonment.
Police told 1010 WINS the driver of a red Dodge Durango first hit a person, then slammed into a pole at a bust stop. The pole fell over and struck a second pedestrian.