104th Pct.: Collision Investigation

At 2:52 a.m. on Aug. 18, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian struck on Fresh Pond Road between 60th Drive and Elliot Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 32-year-old male, identified as Karoll Grzegorczyk of Ridgewood, unconscious and unresponsive with trauma about the body, lying on the roadway. EMS also responded and transported the man to Elmhurst General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigation revealed that the pedestrian was walking southbound on Fresh Pond Road when he entered the roadway mid-block, emerging between parked cars at the location. A dark-colored sedan, traveling southbound, struck the pedestrian before fleeing the scene. There are no arrests. The investigation is ongoing.