Man hit by Jeep trying to cross street

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.


Man Arrested For July 19 Huntington Station Shooting

Suffolk County Police have charged a Holbrook man with shooting a Huntington Station man in the leg on July 19.

Police said that 26-year-old Philander White was arrested at 1:40 p.m. on July 23 at the intersection of Route 454 and Broadway in Holbrook and charged with assault.

At the time of the incident, police said officers responded to 66 11th Ave. after a 911 caller reported a shooting at 8:15 p.m. When they arrived, officers discovered Luis Hernandez, of Huntington Station, lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his leg.

An investigation by Second Squad detectives revealed that Hernandez was while he was standing in the street in front of the house. Hernandez was transported to Huntington Hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with additional information can contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252, or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.