Copiague, NY (October 6, 2019) – Around 10:30 p.m. last night, October 5, police responded to a pedestrian accident involving a hit-and-run driver on 43rd Street.
According to Copiague authorities, the accident took place when a woman left the scene of an accident that left a pedestrian with serious injuries. The driver, identified as Sagrario Lopez-Escobar, was driving along when she suddenly struck a man with her vehicle.
From there, police claim that Lopez-Escobar took off driving and never stopped. Meanwhile, the pedestrian was rushed to the Good Samaritan Hospital with serious injuries. His name has not been released at this time.
Police later located the driver at her home. She is set to be arraigned this week.
At this time, police continue their investigation into the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
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