Hempstead, NY - October 21, 2016 - The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Serious Vehicular Accident that occurred at 11:00pm on Friday, October 21, 2016 in Hempstead.
According to Detectives, defendant Juan Sabastian Alvarado, 22, of Valley Stream was operating a 2008 Honda Civic travelling eastbound on Peninsula Boulevard when his vehicle struck the male victim, 30, as he attempted to cross from the south side of the roadway to the north side near Greenwich Street.
The victim sustained a serious head injury and was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. Initially, Defendant Alvarado left the scene of the accident but did return a short time later where he was placed under arrest and charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Serious Physical Injury. He will be arraigned on Saturday, October 22, 2016 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.