110th Pct.: Collision

COLLISION – At approximately 4:30 a.m. on July 5, officers responded to 92nd Street and Roosevelt Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers discovered that an unidentified male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle operated by Romulo Mejia, 42, of Florida, traveling eastbound on Roosevelt Avenue. EMS responded and pronounced the pedestrian dead and transported Mejia and his 35 year-old female passenger to Elmhurst General Hospital in stable condition.

After investigating, officers arrested Mejia and charged him with Vehicular Manslaughter with a previous conviction for DWI, Criminally Negligent Homicide, Aggravated Unlicensed Operator and DWI with a previous conviction in the past 10 years.