The victim suffered severe trauma injuries to the head and was pronounced at scene.
The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Auto Accident involving a Pedestrian that occurred on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 2:40 p.m. in Valley Stream.
According to detectives, a female driver, 47, while backing out of a driveway on Arkansas Drive, drove over a female victim who was walking on the sidewalk. The driver, upon realizing what had happened, immediately stopped and called police.
The victim, identified as Sarwari Tabassum, 62, of Valley Stream, suffered severe trauma injuries to the head and was pronounced at scene by Nassau County Police Paramedics.
A brake test was administered which revealed the vehicle had adequate braking ability. The investigation is ongoing.