FATAL COLLISION – At 4:15 a.m. on April 14, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles in the vicinity of South Conduit Avenue and Brookville Boulevard.
Upon arrival, police discovered that a white 2014 Infinity sedan operated by a 28-year-old female, identified as Sharlene Numa of Roosevelt, was travelling eastbound on the Belt Parkway between Springfield Boulevard and Merrick Boulevard when she rear ended a second vehicle, a 2012 Mercedes, operated by an 18-year-old male. The Infinity overturned in the vicinity of South Conduit Avenue and Brookville Boulevard.
EMS responded to the location and transported the 18-year-old to a local hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
The occupants of the Infinity were taken to Jamaica Hospital, where the driver, Numa, was listed in stable condition. A male passenger in the vehicle, identified as Kendall Heard, 29, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Numa was taken into custody after being treated and charged with manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter and DWI.