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Teen run over by fleeing driver Levittown

18-year-old Taranjit Parma from Long Island was run over and killed by another driver after she got out of her vehicle following a minor collision 5 minuites from home, authorities say.

Taranjit Parmar was driving a 2018 Jeep east on Hempstead Turnpike shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday when a red pickup truck trying to turn east near Gardiners Lane in Levittown hit her vehicle, police say.

Both drivers according to witnesses immediately pulled off the road after the accident. Parmar stepped out of her SUV. When she did, the pickup driver hit her with his truck and ran her over, leaving her to die in the street.

Parmar was pronounced dead at a hospital a short time later with trauma to the head and chest area.

“I heard her saying, ‘Stop, stop, stop’ and she held onto his truck and he actually dragged her 25, 30 feet to there,” said Paul Signorile, Eyewitness.

Taranjit-Parmar

Nassau County Police seeking driver of red pickup who ran down and killed
Taranjit Parmar moments after this fender bender. 5PM yesterday on Hempstead Tpke in Levittown.

New York car accident lawyer Paul Ajlouny weighs in on this horrific story. ” We see hit & runs all the time, and like most other hit in runs its just a matter of time before this person will either turn him or herself in,  or they are identified by someone who know something. This is a senseless tragedy, leaving grieving family members in sorrow.

There are reports that Taranjit Parmar was on the phone with her mother as this horrific tragedy happened. As a father myself the pain would be unbearable. Condolences to the Pamar family.

Any driver, when an accident causes injury or death, a driver who leaves the scene of an accident can be subject to serious criminal charges such as “felony hit and run. In this case, the driver who caused the death of this precious young women, there is no where to hide. Turn yourself in!” Say’s Mr. Ajliouny.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding the incident or who may have seen some or all of the accident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

 

Argument Leads To Fatal Vehicular Accident

Two people were killed in an accident early Sunday morning in Elmont, Long Island.

Deadly car accident in Elmont 4:15 Sunday Morning, left a mangled mess.

Deadly car accident in Elmont 4:15 Sunday Morning, left a mangled mess.

Elmont, NY.  A fatal vehicular accident occurred in Elmont, New York  involving a male driver and a female passenger in a green 1995 Dodge Caravan in the vicinity of 99 Main Street, Hempstead reported arguing.

A police officer investigating the disturbance got was out of his car at which time the driver backed up and twice struck the marked Radio Motor Patrol Car. The driver then fled east on Center Street.

Shortly after, the Dodge was reported traveling at a high rate of speed west on Hempstead Turnpike when they struck a 2002 Ford driven by a 22 year old male traveling north on Meacham Avenue attempting to turn left onto Hempstead Turnpike. The Dodge then was redirected and struck a nearby utility pole.

The driver of the Dodge, Eduardo Sosa Zapata, 23 of Westbury and passenger Jackeline Reyes, 22, of Bellmore were both pronounced deceased at the scene by a Nassau County Medical Technician. The other driver refused medical attention at the scene.

New York car accident lawyer, Paul Ajlouny, weighs in on the dangers of passenger distraction, “Talking on a cell phone while driving is a dangerous given.  Passengers also can cause distractions and crash accidents, as seen in the Elmont, New York crash.” Mr. Ajlouny goes on to say, “Any passenger in the car may have an effect on the driver, in this case a heated argument.”

Studies show that drivers with passengers were almost 60 percent more likely to have a motor vehicle crash resulting in ether a fatality or serious injury requiring hospitalization.

Mr. Ajlouny weighs in on the other driver struck in this fatal accident., “The interesting point to make in this case is that the 22 year old driver struck in this accident refused medical treatment.  Any money he will be feeling the effects of that accident physically in the days to come. It is not advisable to walk away from such a devastating accident without seeking immediate medical attention.  Your adrenaline may have kicked in and YES you may be injured!

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