Driver hits teacher, then car on Glen Cove Avenue

A Glen Head teacher is in serious condition after being struck by a car today outside of two schools. Authorities say the driver of a

Authorities say the driver of a grey Lexus was heading north on Glen Cove Avenue when he hit a male teacher who was in the crosswalk.

Authorities say the driver of a grey Lexus was heading north on Glen Cove Avenue when he hit a male teacher who was in the crosswalk. (3/1/13)

GLEN HEAD - A Glen Head teacher is in serious condition after being struck by a car today outside of two schools.

Authorities say the driver of a gray Lexus was heading north on Glen Cove Avenue when he hit a male teacher who was in the crosswalk. Then, police say the driver was involved in a head-on crash with a Volkswagon containing a couple in their 60s. Everyone involved was rushed to the hospital.

Police are charging the driver of the Lexus with reckless driving and are investigating whether excess speed was a factor.

The teacher who was struck has not yet been identified.

For more Chopper 12 footage over the crash scene, watch the video to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.
 

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