Cops: Single-car crash sends Southold man to hospital

10/12/2012 2:20 PM |

A Southold driver was sent to the hospital early Friday morning after a single-car accident in Cutchogue, Southold Town Police said.

Kyle Van Duzer, 27, was headed eastbound on Route 48 at 1:25 a.m. when his car veered off the roadway and struck a utility pole on the south side of the highway near Bridge Lane, police said. Mr. Van Duzer was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center for treatment. Power was out in the area for several hours as a result of the incident, police said.

Prior to the incident, police said it appeared as though Mr. VanDuzer’s vehicle left the roadway and brushed a guardrail in the area of Depot Lane.