Senior Citizen in Critical Condition After Being Hit By Car While Crossing Road in Wantagh

The Seventh Squad is investigating a Serious Vehicular Accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 10:18 am.

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Wantagh, NY - July 23rd, 2014 - The Seventh Squad is investigating a Serious Vehicular Accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 10:18 am.

According to detectives, a 72 year old male was driving a 2013 Hyundai south on Seaman’s Neck Road and struck an 85 year old male pedestrian that was crossing from east to west. The pedestrian suffered compound fractures to both legs and severe head trauma. He was transported in a Nassau County Police Ambulance to a local area hospital for treatment. There is no apparent criminality at this time.

The vehicle was impounded for a brake and safety check. The Investigation is ongoing.