The 24-year-old man hit while crossing East Main Street New Year’s Eve is fighting for his life at Good Samaritan Hospital, according to a family friend.
Sean Lapersonerie is currently in a coma, has suffered two strokes and has undergone several surgeries, the family friend who requested anonymity told Patch.
Lapersonerie was crossing from the south side to the north side of Main Street near Route 231 when he was hit by a 1999 Mercury headed westbound on East Main Street about 10 p.m. Saturday night.
“It’s not looking good as he’s running a high fever and has a fractured skull,” said the family friend who added that friends and family members have been providing food and clothes to Lapersonerie’s family who has been at his bedside since the incident.
The had indicated Lapersonerie suffered non-life-threatening head trauma.
According to his Facebook profile, Lapersonerie is a 2005 graduate of Copiague High School, served in the Army and has attended Nassau Community College. His favorite quote is, "enjoy the little things make it count ... life's too short."
The driver, Babylon resident Paul Delmonico, 45, was not injured in the incident and no charges have been filed as of press time, according to police. The car was impounded for a safety check and an investigation of the accident is continuing, police said..