14-year-old girl on bike struck by a car in Cutchogue

10/15/2012 11:02 AM |

A 14-year-old Cutchogue  girl was taken to the hospital Saturday morning after she was hit by a car, Southold Police said.

Emily Gatz was struck by Henry Oman, 74, also of Cutchogue, as he was headed south on Skunk Lane at about 9 a.m., police said. Witnesses  told police Ms. Gatz pulled out of a driveway on the west side of the road directly into the path of Mr. Oman’s vehicle

Ms. Gatz was taken by Cutchogue Fire Rescue to ELIH for treatment of an ankle injury, according to the report. Mr. Oman was uninjured.

Mr. Oman was involved in an accident with a pedestrian in Southold last month, police said.

On Sept. 25, he struck a 72-year-old Southold man who was crossing Main Road near the IGA store, police said. Mr. Oman, who was turning east onto Main Road from Youngs Avenue, said he did not see the man due to sun glare.

No charges were filed in either incident.