Nassau County Medical Center
A 900-foot fence is set to be constructed in the middle of the busy Hempstead Turnpike, where crossing the busy roadway has put many people in danger.
Police said the 57-year-old officer was conducting speed checks on the Nassau Expressway in Lawrence around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday when he was hit by an Audi.
The accident happened on the Nassau Expressway around 11:30 Tuesday morning, police said. Det. Michael Bitsko described the collision as a hard impact.
Veronica Cirella, 30, of Plainview was charged with manslaughter at her arraignment at the Nassau University Medical Center.
A disabled 8-year-old girl is dead after a possible murder-suicide attempt. Her mother is in the hospital, facing criminal charges in the girl’s death.