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Elmer Mendoza Car Accident: 36-Year-Old Resident of Medford, Elmer Mendoza Dies in Long Island Pickup Truck Collision

Elmer Mendoza Car Accident: 36-Year-Old Resident of Medford, Elmer Mendoza Dies in Long Island Pickup Truck Collision

Elmer Mendoza Car Accident: In Bellport, tragedy struck just before 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2023.

A grim incident unfolded as Elmer Mendoza, a 36-year-old resident of Medford, attempted to traverse Montauk Highway on foot, proceeding from the north side to the south, the area situated between Doane Avenue and Michigan Avenue. It was during this ill-fated crossing that a 2013 Ford F-150 Raptor, heading eastward, collided with him, tragically ending his life. Suffolk County Police were swift to respond to the scene.

Elmer Mendoza met a tragic fate, succumbing to his injuries right there at the accident site.

Meanwhile, the operator of the F-150, a 59-year-old man hailing from Brookhaven, emerged from the incident unscathed, though likely deeply shaken by the tragic occurrence.

As detectives delve into the details of this unfortunate incident, they are earnestly urging anyone possessing information related to the crash to step forward and contact the Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.