Yonker man arraigned for leaving fatal accident scene
Yonkers resident Stephen Dolan has been arraigned for leaving the scene of a fatal accident scene.
This was disclosed in a statement on Monday August 8, 2022, by the Westchester County District Attorney, Miriam E. Rocah.
According to Rocah, the motor vehicle incident resulted in the death of a 16-year-old.
“Our hearts go out to the victim’s family and friends during this time of immeasurable grief,” DA Rocah said.
“My office is working closely with the Yonkers Police Department to investigate
this case and support the victim’s family.”
As alleged in the felony complaint, on August 3, 2022, at approximately 12:20 a.m., Dolan hit the victim with his van on McLean Avenue in Yonkers and left the scene of the incident.
The victim, who was riding an electric scooter at the time of the incident, was transported to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, where he died on August 4, 2022.
The Yonkers Police Department arrested Dolan on August 4, 2022, following an investigation.
Dolan, 46, who is an employee of the City of Yonkers Department of Public Works, is charged with Leaving the Scene of an Incident with a fatality without reporting, a felony.
The defendant was
arraigned on August 5, 2022, in Yonkers City Court, and bail was set.
The case is being prosecuted by Bureau Chief James Bavero of the Trials and Investigations Division.
The charges against the defendant are merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.