Disabled Long Island man mowed down in hit-and-run

Police say they have arrested a suspect in the fatal hit-and-run that killed a wheel-chair bound man on Long Island Sunday.Police are not releasing details about the victim or the arrested driver, but

News 12 Staff

Dec 8, 2008, 12:23 AM

Updated 5,701 days ago

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Police say they have arrested a suspect in the fatal hit-and-run that killed a wheel-chair bound man on Long Island Sunday.Police are not releasing details about the victim or the arrested driver, but did say the disabled man used a motorized wheelchair and was trying to cross Middle Country Road in Coram when he was struck.Some witnesses said they didn't know the man's name but often saw him on the road. A few guessed that he was a veteran since he kept an American flag hanging down the side of his wheelchair. The accident shut down Middle Country Road for several hours as police investigated the crash scene.


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