West Babylon, NY (April 03, 2021) – A passing car struck and killed a female pedestrian in West Babylon on Friday, April 2nd.
Officers from the Suffolk County Police Department reported that Lindenhurst resident, Mumtaz Malik, 81, was walking across Route 109 at the intersection of East Drive when she was struck by a 2019 Nissan Altima traveling eastbound at about 8:40 a.m.
Malik was pronounced dead after her arrival at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mrs. Mumtaz Malik, at this time.
Pedestrian Fatalities in West Babylon
The state of New York is registered as holding the fourth-largest fatal pedestrian accident rate in the entire country. As measured in 2019 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, around 121 deaths and thousands of injuries were caused by pedestrian accidents, more than 30 of which took place in Suffolk County.
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