Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a fatal auto accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Monday, Nov. 16, at 6:37 pm in Great Neck.
According to detectives, while attempting to cross Nirvana Avenue at Middle Neck Road, the 78-year-old male pedestrian was struck was a Towne Bus Company school bus. The driver, a 60-year-old female, attempted to turn off of Middle Neck Road onto Nirvana Avenue when the accident occurred. As a result of the collision the pedestrian suffered multiple trauma injuries, was transported to an area hospital and was pronounced deceased by a staff physician. No other injuries were reported.
The name of the victim is being withheld at this time and the investigation into this accident continues.