Pedestrian in Bay Shore, New York, Struck and Killed Crossing StreetMay 14, 2015
Suffolk County (New York) police are investigating a crash in which a woman walking in Bay Shore was killed on Tuesday night.
Police said Ishwer Wadhwa, 66, was crossing 5th Avenue around 8:45 p.m. when she was hit by a 2000 Nissan Maxima traveling south, Newsday reports. The driver of the Nissan, Jerson Ventura, 32, of Wyandanch, drove to the Third Precinct to report the crash, according to a police news release.
A physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner pronounced Wadhwa dead at the scene, Newsday reports. Wadhwa was from Bay Shore. Police said Ventura's car had been impounded for a safety check. "[A]t this point," no criminal charges are expected to be filed, a police spokeswoman said on Wednesday morning.
Police ask anyone with information about the accident to contact the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555. Any information provided will be kept confidential.