Driver surrenders in Long Island hit and run

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

July 22, 2012 8:35:24 AM PDT
A Long Island driver is in police custody a day after a hit-and-run accident that took the life of a pedestrian and injured his brother.

Nassau County police say the 48-year-old man is being arraigned Sunday on charges of leaving the scene of the accident in Uniondale.

The two pedestrians were struck shortly after 12:30 a.m. Saturday as they tried to cross Jerusalem Avenue in Uniondale. The eastbound car did not stop.

Police say a 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at a hospital, and his 49-year-old brother suffered a head injury but was in stable condition. Their names have not been released.

The driver surrendered to police late Saturday.

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