Dix Hills Fire Department Assists Pedestrian Struck by Car

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Suffolk County Police Second Squad Detectives are investigating a motor vehicle
crash that seriously injured a 16-year-old male in Dix Hills.

Caitlyn Kennedy was driving a 2007 Ford sedan eastbound on Wolf Hill Road, at the
intersection of Caledonia Road, in Dix Hills, when her vehicle struck a pedestrian
who was on Wolf Hill Road at 9:45 p.m. on February 14, 2018.

The pedestrian, Abrar Shah Rahman, 16, of Dix Hills, was airlifted by Suffolk County
Police Aviation Unit and transported to Stony Brook University Hospital where he is
in serious condition. Kennedy, 23, of Dix Hills, remained at the scene and was not
injured.  The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact the Second Squad at
631-854-8252 or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
The Dix Hills Fire Department responded for a pedestrian struck by a car on Wolf
Hill Road and Caledonia Road on Wednesday night, February 14, 2018 at about 9:48
p.m. Dix Hills Rescue Squad members assisted the male teenager who suffered serious
injuries. The patient was transferred to a Suffolk Police Medivac helicopter that
landed at the nearby Signal Hill Elementary School, and airlifted to Stony Brook
University Hospital. Under the command of Chiefs Tom Napolitano and Alan Berkowitz,
an engine, ambulance, paramedic unit, first responder and three heavy rescue trucks
were dispatched to the scene. 
Story and Photos by Steve Silverman


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