Westbury, NY - February 21, 2017 - Homicide Squad detectives report the details of a Fatal Auto Accident that occurred on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 10:35 pm in Westbury.
According to detectives, while heading northbound on Salisbury Park Drive in the vicinity of St. Paul’s Street in his 2011 BMW sedan, the 22 year old driver crossed into the southbound lane and was involved in a collision with a southbound 2013 BMW SUV driven by Maria Duarte, 51, of Westbury. As a result of the collision Duarte suffered multiple trauma injuries and was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced deceased by a staff physician. The male driver, who had to be extricated from his vehicle, was transported to a local hospital where he is listed in serious condition.
Both vehicles were impounded for brake and safety checks.
The investigation into the accident continues.