Freeport, N.Y. – Several Injured After Vehicle Jumps Curb on South Long Beach AvenueRobert A. Solomon, P.C.
Freeport, N.Y. (May 27, 2019) – A vehicle that jumped the curb in Long Island hit and injured multiple people, including two children, according to authorities. The New York vehicle accident occurred on Monday, around 4:00 p.m., at the intersection of South Long Beach Avenue and West Merrick Road.
Police say that the incident occurred when a vehicle jumped over a curb at the aforementioned intersection, hitting four people in total. Two of those pedestrians were adults, while the other two were children, specifically an 11-year old boy and a 9-year-old girl. Witnesses and video evidence after the incident show that the boy was taken away on a stretcher to a medivac helicopter. The severity of his injuries is unknown.
The young girl and the two adults were taken to local hospitals are reportedly in stable condition. Nassau Police report that the driver has been arrested and that charges are pending. The accident is still under investigation as of this posting.
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