19-Year-Old Female Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Vehicle, Driver Arrested with Assistance from Witness

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  27. January 2016

Hicksville, NY - January 27, 2016 - The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred at 10:15pm on Monday, January 25, 2016 in Hicksville.

According to Detectives, defendant Gurvinder Talwar, 61, of Farmingdale was operating a grey colored 2014 Honda CRV southbound on Broadway when he struck a nineteen year old female pedestrian.  The victim who had crossed the roadway into the west shoulder was struck by Defendant Talwar in front of 311 Broadway, he then left the scene.

With the assistance of a witness, the defendant was arrested at 10:50 pm in front of 595 Broadway.  The victim sustained serious internal and head injuries and was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital where she was pronounced in the emergency room. The investigation in ongoing.

Defendant Gurvinder Talwar is charged with Vehicular Manslaughter 2nd, Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Accident, DWI sub.2, DWI sub.3 and Failure to Comply with a Lawful Order. He was arraigned on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.

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