Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that caused the death of an infant in a stroller that was being pushed by her pregnant mother.
Yancy Arevalo, 29, was walking eastbound across Route 110 in North Amityville just south of Nathalie Avenue, pushing a stroller with her 10-month-old daughter, Britney Arevalo, inside when they were struck by 1998 Chevrolet pickup truck travelling northbound on Route 110 at approximately 7:00 p.m.
Arevalo, 29, of Amityville, and her child were transported by North Amityville Rescue Squad to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where the infant died from her injuries on Sunday at 1:46 a.m. Arevalo suffered only minor injuries, but she is being held for observation because she is pregnant.
The driver of the pickup, Arthur Plowden, 46, of North Amityville was not injured. His vehicle was impounded for safety checks.
This investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the First Squad at 631-854-8152.
Incident: Ten-Month-Old Child in Stroller Fatally Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash
Location: Route 110, South of Nathalie Avenue, North Amityville
Date/Time: Saturday, October 5, 2013 at approximately 7:00 p.