05-28-2019 | 9:37 PM | HICKSVILLE,NY— The Nassau County Police Homicide Squad is investigating a Serious Vehicular Accident involving a bicyclist that occurred on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 9:37 p.m., in Hicksville, New York.
According to detectives, officers responded for a serious motor vehicle accident that occurred in the vicinity of Newbridge Road and Old Country Road. A male, 63, was driving a 2019 Nissan northbound on Newbridge Road and struck a bicyclist. The male bicyclist, 16, was crossing Old County Road west to east. The bicyclist suffered multiple head injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He is listed in critical condition. The male driver had no injuries.
The vehicle was brake and safety tested. The investigation is ongoing.
West Babylon,NY: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at approximately 11:45 a.m.
Suffolk County Police arrested a man after he stole a vehicle and crashed into a police car, seriously injuring an officer in West Babylon, NY, this morning.
Louis Mancini Jr. stole a 2013 GMC Yukon from Frank’s Delicatessen, located at 1018 Little East Neck Road, West Babylon, NY, at approximately 11:15 a.m.
Approximately thirty minutes later, Mancini Jr. was traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on Straight Path in West Babylon, NY, when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed head on into a police car traveling southbound on Straight Path.
The officer had to be extricated from the vehicle and transported by the North Babylon Fire Department to Nassau University Medical Center. He suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Mancini Jr. was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, NY, with non-life-threatening injuries.
Major Case Unit detectives charged Mancini Jr., 30, of West Babylon, NY, with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 1st Degree, Assault 2nd Degree, and Grand Larceny 3rd Degree.
Mancini Jr. was at First District Court in Central Islip, NY, on March 14, 2018.