A 65-year-old Greenport bicyclist who was hospitalized after she was hit by a police vehicle has filed a notice of claim against Southold Town, its police department and the officer involved in the crash. READ
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. READ
Icy roadways sent at least two people to Stony Brook Hospital via helicopter this morning, shutting down local roadways briefly. READ
A New York City mother was issued a summons following a car accident in Southold Friday morning, according to a Southold Town police press release.
Juliana Zinger, 46, was driving on Tuckers Lane at around 10:20 a.m. and collided with another vehicle when she failed to yield to oncoming traffic while making a left turn onto Route 48, police said.
Although the press release says two children ages 10 and 8 were involved in the accident, it states Ms. Zinger and “her three children” were taken to Peconic Bay Hospital.
When contacted by The Suffolk Times for clarification, police said no one would be available until Monday to comment on the discrepancy.
Ms. Zinger was issued a summons for failure to yield to another vehicle, police said.
The other driver was taken to Eastern Long Island Hospital, officials said.
No other details about the incident were available.
A Cutchogue man was killed after losing control of his pickup truck and crashing into a tree on Sound Avenue early Saturday morning, Riverhead Town Police said.
Rigoberto Boror, 35, was traveling westbound on Sound Avenue when he lost control of his blue Dodge pickup truck, crashing into a tree on the north side of the lane, police said. The single-car accident happened just west of West Lane in Aquebogue, according to a report.
Mr. Boror was trapped inside the vehicle, sustaining severe injuries, police said.
Riverhead Fire Department volunteers, Riverhead Ambulance Corps and a Suffolk County Police Department MedEvac helicopter responded to the scene, officials said. Mr. Boror was transported by ambulance to Peconic Bay Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, officials said.
Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact the Riverhead Police Detective Division at 727-4500 extension 332.
Two people were taken to the hospital with non-serious injuries after two cars crashed near downtown Greenport Tuesday afternoon.
A Saab 9-3 sedan was headed east on Route 25 into Greenport when it was hit by a Ford Fusion driving north on Sixth Street, police at the scene said.
Greenport firefighters and ambulance crews were called to the scene and took the two drivers to Eastern Long Island Hospital for evaluation and treatment, said Greenport assistant fire chief Wayne Miller. The two victim’s injuries did not appear to be serious, he said. No one else was injured in the crash, authorities said.
Route 25 was closed in both directions as Greenport firefighters and tow crews cleaned up oil spilled on the roadway and removed the vehicles from the road. The road was reopened to traffic about 3:15 p.m.
Three people were hospitalized with non-serious injuries after two cars collided on Main Road in Jamesport Friday evening, authorities said.
A silver Honda Accord was turning left into a Jamesport shopping center on Main Road about 5 p.m. when it was struck by a silver Toyota Camry traveling east on Main Road, Riverhead police said.
The man and woman driving in the Accord were stretchered out of the vehicle and taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center by Riverhead ambulance volunteers.
The man driving the Camry was also taken to PBMC, volunteers said. The victim’s injuries are not considered serious, authorities said.
Jamesport Fire Department was called to the scene to clean up liquid spilled from the vehicles. While authorities initially thought heavy rescue might have been needed, the victims were able to be pulled from the cars without extraction tools, according to discussions over ambulance radio.
Main Road was closed for about half an hour in both directions from South Jamesport to Washington Avenues while the scene was investigated and cleared.
Two people were treated for minor injuries after a two car accident at the intersection of Route 48 and Moores Lane in Greenport Friday afternoon.
A Honda minivan and a Subaru SUV collided just before 3 p.m., said Greenport Fire Department Chief Ken White. Two people, one from each car, suffered minor injuries. One was taken to Eastern Long Island Hospital, the second treated and released.
Route 48 traffic was diverted onto Moores Lane while while the police investigation continued.