Baby dies after hit-and-run crash
NEW YORK - Police on Long Island are on the hunt for a hit-and-run driver who critically injured an 8-month-old baby who later died.
The Suffolk County Police say it happened in Wyandanch Sunday night at 9 p.m.
A 2006 Nissan Murano was heading eastbound on Davidson Street, near Pine Street, when it hit a westbound 2010 Lexus and overturned. The driver of the Murano ran away.
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A passenger in the Murano, 8-month-old Saige Berry of Wyandanch, was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip in critical condition. Police announced Monday afternoon that she had died.
Berry’s mother, Dywanna Finney, 24, of Wyandanch, a passenger in the Murano, was transported to the same hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Lexus, a Wyandanch woman, sustained minor injuries.