Hempstead Woman Fled Fatal Crash, Cops Say

A 24-year-old man was killed when a woman crashed her SUV into the vehicle he was riding in and the driver ran away from the scene in Hempstead on Wednesday evening, Nassau County police said.

Gregoria Canales-Bonilla of Hempstead was driving a Ford Explorer northbound on Greenwich Avenue when she crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and collided with a southbound Ford at 7:35 p.m., police said.

The 32-year-old suspect allegedly abandoned her vehicle at the scene and fled on foot, police said.

A man riding in the rear of the other Ford suffered fatal injuries in the crash, police said. His identity was not immediately released.

Homicide Squad detectives apprehended Canales-Bonilla on at her home and charged her with leaving the scene of an accident with death.

She will be arraigned on Thursday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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