A Levittown man died from his injuries after an early morning collision on Monday with an active private ambulance, Nassau County Police said.
According to Nassau County detectives, Jeffrey Paz, 39, of Levittown, was operating a 2008 Suzuki motorcycle when he was involved in a collision at the intersection of Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue with a private ambulance.
Paz was transported by police ambulance to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead a short time later, police said.
Nassau County Police said the ambulance was utilizing its emergency lights and siren and actively engaged in an emergency transport at the time of the accident.
Police at the scene had originally reported that there were no fatalities.
The accident occurred at 6:48 a.m. and shut down a portion of Merrick Avenue.