Man Hit And Run In Manhasset


Fire Police Crime Featured ImageHomicide Squad detectives are investigating a serious auto accident involving a pedestrian that occurred in Manhasset on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 4:43 p.m.

According to detectives, Hossein Zamani, 77, of 10 Redbrook Rd., Great Neck, was operating a 2005 Honda Odyssey van, north on Community Drive/Pond Hill Rd., when he struck a male pedestrian, 68, who was attempting to cross the street. The defendant left the scene of the accident and returned approximately one hour later, where he was placed under arrest.

The victim, who sustained internal injuries, was transported to a local hospital where he is listed in serious condition.

Zamani is being charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Serious Physical Injury and will be arraigned on Thursday, Dec. 1, in First District Court, Hempstead.


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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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