News Briefs From Around Huntington (Week Of June 24)

Compiled by Andrew Wroblewski

One Dead In Fatal Crash In Melville, Cops Say

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a Middle Island man in Melville Sunday night, according to police.

A 55-year-old man was driving a 2011 Hyundai westbound on the Long Island Expressway between Exit 50 and Exit 49N when the vehicle veered off the roadway into the woods near the north service road, police said.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. His identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check.

Police ask anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

FD: Minor Injuries After Vehicles Collide Near Quadrangle

  The two vehicles involved in the accident Friday, which injured two people.   (Photos/Melville FD)

The two vehicles involved in the accident Friday, which injured two people. (Photos/Melville FD)

The Melville Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle accident involving a car and an overturned SUV on Baylis Road near the entrance to the Huntington Quadrangle on Friday, according to fire officials.

Both drivers suffered minor injuries and were brought by the Melville Rescue Squad to Plainview Hospital.

The accident occurred around 10 a.m., fire officials said.

An ambulance, engine, first responder, paramedic unit and fire police were dispatched and under the direction of assistant chiefs Bill Schmitt and Jason Bernfeld.

Worker Hurts Leg In Fall Into Swimming Pool: FD

  First responders treat the injured man, who fell into a residential pool last Wednesday.   (Photos/Steve Silverman)

First responders treat the injured man, who fell into a residential pool last Wednesday. (Photos/Steve Silverman)

The Dix Hills Fire Department was called to assist a man injured in a fall into an empty swimming pool at a Carman Road home last week, according to fire officials.

Dix Hills firefighters and rescue volunteers arrived June 20, 12:10 p.m. to find the man had been removed from the pool by fellow workers, fire officials said.

Rescue crews treated the man, who suffered a leg injury and was brought by Dix Hills Rescue Squad ambulance to Huntington Hospital.

An engine, ambulance, first responder and paramedic unit were dispatched to the scene and under the direction of First Assistant Chief Alan Berkowitz.

One Injured After Car, Trailer Collide On Oakwood

  The Nissan collided with the flat-bed trailer at around 4 p.m. on Monday.   (Photo/Andrea Golinsky)

The Nissan collided with the flat-bed trailer at around 4 p.m. on Monday. (Photo/Andrea Golinsky)

One person was injured Monday when a car and flat-bed trailer collided, according to a Huntington Community First Aid Squad spokeswoman.

The Squad was called to the scene in front of Stimson Middle School on Oakwood Road in Huntington Station at around 4 p.m.

Upon arrival, Squad officials said, members found a Nissan had hit the rear of the flat-bed trailer, which was carrying a ditch digger.

There were four adults and one child in the Nissan; the 19-year-old female driver complained of neck injury. She was brought to Huntington Hospital for evaluation.

The driver of the truck was not injured, according to Squad officials.

 

FD: Driver Injured After SUV Crashes Overturns In Melville

  Huntington Manor firefighters flip the overturned SUV following the Saturday evening crash.   (Photo/Steve Silverman)

Huntington Manor firefighters flip the overturned SUV following the Saturday evening crash. (Photo/Steve Silverman)

An SUV crashed and overturned in Melville over the weekend, fire officials said.

The Huntington Manor Fire Department responded to the accident on Wolf Hill Road, near Crandon Street, on Saturday at around 11:50 p.m.

The driver suffered minor injuries and was brought by Huntington Community First Aid Squad to Huntington Hospital.

Two Huntington Manor trucks were under the direction of Chief Mike DePasquale and assistant chiefs Jon Hoffmann and Chuck Brady.