Former Greenport basketball star injured in crash

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07/22/2011 12:20 PM |

SUFFOLK TIMES FILE PHOTO | Fromer Greenport basketball start Ryan Creighton was injured in a crash early Friday.

Ryan Creighton, who became Long Island’s all-time leading scorer as a member of Greenport High School’s varsity basketball team, was injured early Friday morning when he fell asleep at the wheel and rolled his vehicle over on the Main Road near the CVS store in Mattituck, according to police.

Mr. Creighton was heading to work at Cross Sound Ferry in Orient when the accident occurred at 5:25 a.m., said police.

He was taken  by the Mattituck Fire Department rescue squad to Peconic Bay Medical Center where he was treated and released.