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Police: Teen hospitalized after hit-and-run driver sent her SUV into Bellmore creek

Detectives say the collision send her SUV off the road through a fence and into Whaleneck Creek Culvert.

News 12 Staff

Dec 2, 2023, 2:58 AM

Updated 228 days ago

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A 17-year-old girl was hospitalized after police say a hit-and-run driver rear-ended her SUV, causing it to swerve into a creek in Bellmore.
Detectives say the teenager was driving on Merrick Road around 9 p.m. Thursday when she was hit by a red vehicle.
They say the collision send her SUV off the road through a fence and into Whaleneck Creek Culvert.
The girl was able to get out and was taken to the hospital.
Police say the driver of the car left without stopping.


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