Mattituck traffic diverted after man falls on Main Road

Southold Police diverted traffic off the Main Road in Mattituck at 10 a.a. Thursday after an elderly man fell while crossing the highway by the intersection with Wickham Avenue.

After a good Samaritan motorist heading eastward shielded the man with his vehicle, members of the Mattituck Fire Department rescue squad transported the man to Eastern Long Island Hospital.

The road was reopened within a half hour.