A 14-year-old girl from Ronkonkoma was attempting to cross a four-lane highway and was struck by an SUV at about 11:40pm on Sunday, July 28.
Natalie Maloney, was crossing Nesconset Highway at Middle Country Road when she was struck by a 2012 Chevy Suburban. She is listed as critically injured.
She is currently hospitalized at Stony Brook Hospital in critical but guarded condition. The driver of the SUV, Domiciano Rubi, 64, and his passenger were not injured.
The vehicle was impounded for safety inspection and investigation is underway.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.
If you or a love one has been seriously injured in pedestrian-knockdown accident, contact us immediately.