Vehicle that struck a teenage bicyclist in Copiague.
Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County First Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the driver of a vehicle that struck a teenage bicyclist in Copiague earlier this week.
A 15-year-old girl was riding her bicycle on Dixon Avenue, at the intersection of Bethpage Road, when she was struck by a dark-colored sedan on June 11 at approximately 7:30 p.m. The vehicle fled the scene.
The girl was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip with non-life-threatening injuries.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at www.tipsubmit.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.