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Elderly driver crashes into Southold police car in Cutchogue


An elderly man was hospitalized with minor injuries after he drove into a parked Southold Town police car in Cutchogue Friday morning, authorities at the scene said.

The crash occurred just after 11:30 a.m. when the man, headed east on Main Road near Depot Lane, collided with the parked car. Police said the officer assigned to the car wasn’t inside at the time of the crash and wasn’t injured.

The driver was taken by Cutchogue firefighters to a local hospital for treatment. Police have closed Main Road while cleaning up the crash scene and are detouring motorists.