Update - May 25, 2015 - The victim, Michele Penque, 27, of Rockville Centre succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced at 4:34pm on May 24, 2015 by a staff physician at South Nassau Communities Hospital. There is no criminality involved in this accident.
The original press release is below.
Oceanside, NY - May 24, 2015 - The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Serious Vehicular Accident that occurred at 10:35am on Sunday, May 24, 2015 in Oceanside.
According to Detectives, the twenty-seven year old female victim was riding her bicycle south bound on Lawson Boulevard and attempted to cross Anchor Avenue. The victim was struck by a 2012 Dodge pick-up truck travelling east bound on Anchor Avenue turning left onto Lawson Boulevard operated by a forty-nine year old male. The victim was transported to a local hospital with head trauma and is listed in critical condition.
The Nassau County Highway Patrol Bureau responded to the scene to perform brake/safety checks on the vehicle involved. The investigation is ongoing.