For Immediate Release
Saturday, November 03, 2018
Incident: 8-Year-Old Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash
Location: In front of 586 New York Avenue, Huntington
Date/Time: Saturday, November 3, 2018 at approximately 12:10

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a child pedestrian in Huntington today.


An 8 year-old girl was walking across the roadway in front of 586 New York Avenue at approximately 12:10 p.m. when she was struck by a 1997 Ford van which was travelling southbound on New York Avenue.


The girl, of Lloyd Harbor, was transported to Huntington Hospital by Huntington Community First Aid Squad, and thereafter transported to Cohen’s Children’s Hospital in Queens for treatment.  The driver of the van, Pedro Guerrero, of West Babylon was not injured and stayed at the scene.  


The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding the crash to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.




Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-647047
Suffolk County Police Department

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