Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are seeking information regarding a fatal accident that took place in Sayville on Wednesday afternoon.
According to police, Alexander Pappas, 51, of Bay Shore, was driving a 2003 GMC van southbound on Lakeland Avenue, when a 2008 Honda, driven by Brentwood resident Adina Nickie-Mohan, 63, entered the intersection from the westbound direction onto Lakeland Avenue from Eastover Road.
According to reports, Nickie-Mohan went through the intersection without stopping and was struck by Pappas’ vehicle at approximately 2:55 p.m. According to police, Nickie-Mohan said that her brakes had failed while operating the vehicle.
The passenger in Nickie-Mohan’s vehicle, Tyran Mohan, 64, also of Brentwood, was transported to Southside Hospital where he later succumbed to injuries received during the crash and was pronounced dead at 6:39 p.m.
Nickie-Mohan was transported to Southside Hospital for treatment of her injuries.
The investigation of the crash is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fifth Squad Detectives at 631-854-8552.