A Long Island teen was in serious condition Sunday night, hospitalized with head injuries after a hit-and-run crash.
Julio Acevedo also pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminally negligent homicide.
Julio Acevedo, 44, has been charged with second degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, in addition to previous charges, according to the DA’s office.
Police say a cab driver has died after a teenage driver slammed into the back of a taxi in the Bronx and fled the scene early Sunday morning.
Ryan Barron, 19, was allegedly driving a 1998 Ford through a parking lot at the Wald Pavillion in Nanuet when he hit a parked car and caused it to lurch forward and strike a pedestrian and another parked vehicle, according to police.
Police on Sunday continued to search for the hit-and-run driver who killed a recent Cornell University graduate.
Julio Acevedo, the suspect in the hit-and-run crash that killed a young family in Brooklyn, has surrendered to police.
Sen. Eric Adams and Assemblyman David Weprin want new legislation that would charge hit-and-run drivers in fatal crashes with a felony after a Brooklyn couple and their newborn son died as the result of a hit-and-run crash.
A man was struck and critically injured Saturday in a hit-and-run accident the Fordham Heights section of the Bronx.
“It went straight into the window, then he threw his car into drive and drove off,” Attanasio said. “I don’t think he knew that he hit a man.”
It happened around 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and 137th Avenue.
The Suffolk County District Attorney said Wednesday that it’s becoming a big problem throughout the county – people driving drunk or high on drugs, hitting someone and then fleeing the scene.
A man was arrested and charged with driving off after slamming into a pedestrian in Suffolk County Sunday, and two others were charged with trying to cover up the crime.
Preston Mimms, 48, pleaded guilty last month to charges in connection with the accident that killed 24-year-old Erika Hughes on July 29, 2011.
Ryan McCarthy was hit by a car around 10:30 p.m. Monday night on Udall Road and was found lying in the street unconscious, police said.