fatal car accident on Newbridge Road in Bellmore.Nassau County Police have identified the two victims in Tuesday's
Killed in the accident were 28-year-old Telvina Zavala, of Hempstead, and 47-year-old Cipriano Perez, of North Bellmore, police said.
Nassau County detectives said that while driving
northbound on Newbridge Road, the driver of a 1998 Mack “front loading” refuse
truck was involved in a collision with a 2002 Hyundai
driven by Perez. The Hyundai was traveling eastbound on Camp Avenue when it entered the intersection.
Zavala was sitting in the
front passenger seat and was pronounced
deceased at the scene.
Perez and a 31-year-old female rear seat passenger were removed to a local hospital. A short time later, Perez was pronounced
deceased by a staff physician. The rear seat passenger, from
Westbury, was admitted with non-life threatening injuries
and is listed in stable condition, police said.
The driver of the refuse truck
suffered minor arm pain and refused medical attention at the scene, police said.
Both vehicles were impounded from the scene for brake and safety inspections and no criminality was involved in the accident.