A Friday afternoon crash in Melville injured eight people, one seriously, according to fire officials and Suffolk police.Read More
By Carl Corry
An 80-year-old Huntington woman was killed Friday after she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into the woods on Woodbury Road in Cold Spring Harbor, Suffolk police said.
Eugenia Kouwenhoven, 80, was driving a 2014 Buick Regal westbound at about 6:25 p.m. when the accident occurred.
Kouwenhoven was transported via Suffolk police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crash to contact the Second Squad at or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
By Carl Corry
A 20-year-old Huntington Station man is in serious condition after he was struck by an SUV as he tried to walk across New York Avenue in Huntington Station Saturday night, Suffolk police said
Police said Antonio Molina was walking on New York Avenue, 100 feet north of East 18th St. at 10:55 p.m., when he attempted to cross the road and was struck by a 2002 Jeep traveling northbound.
Molina was transported via police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he is listed in serious condition.
The driver of the Jeep, Erin Kelly, 26, of Huntington Station, was not injured in the crash.
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing. Police are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.
A Melville man driving a Mercedes-Benz was under the influence of drugs when he allegedly backed the car through a Huntington shopping center sign and wound up crashed into a building Wednesday evening, Suffolk police said.Read More