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Commack Road Pileup Injures Three in Dix Hills

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The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a box truck and three cars on Commack Road and Pine Hill Lane at about 3:35 p.m. on March 30.
About 20 firefighters and rescue personnel were on the scene with two heavy rescue trucks, a pumper and three ambulances, under the command of […]

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Melville Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash

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Stephen Puleo, 52, of Melville, was walking westbound on the Long Island Expressway, west of Exit 49, when he was struck by a U.S. Postal Service tractor trailer, driven by Russell A. Davenport of Northport at 10:30 p.m. Davenport, 62, who remained at the scene and attempted to assist the victim, was uninjured.
Puleo was pronounced dead […]

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Car Crashed Through Fence Near Half Hollow Hills High School West

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Volunteers from the Dix Hills Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident after a car crashed through a chain-link fence on Wolf Hill Road at Melrose Road, near Half Hollow Hills High School West. Under the command of Chief Robert Fling and Third Assistant Chief Joe Williamson, an ambulance, heavy rescue truck and paramedic […]

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Man Arrested for Leandra’s Law after Motor Vehicle Crash

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Suffolk County Police arrested a man for driving while intoxicated after he crashed his vehicle on the Long Island Expressway with his two daughters in the vehicle last evening.
Mauricio Zamora, of Ronkonkoma crashed his 2014 Honda Accord into the roadway median with his daughters, ages 9 and 11, in the vehicle at 10:24 p.m. The […]

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Crash Takes Down Utility Pole On Elwood Road

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The Greenlawn Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a car that struck and cracked a utility pole early Friday morning, March 20, at about 1:10 a.m., on Elwood Road near Hammond Road. Two heavy rescue trucks, two ambulances and a paramedic unit were on the scene with about 25 firefighters.  After PSEG de-energized the downed power lines, Greenlawn firefighters used […]

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Second Precinct officer’s responded to a pedestrian stuck on Pulaski Road and Fairground in Huntington Station this afternoon. A man, 34, of Huntington Station, was crossing Pulaski Road against the light when he was struck by a vehicle that could not swerve out of the way at 1 p.m. The pedestrian was transported to Huntington […]

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Dix Hills FD Responds to Explosion with Burn Victim     

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The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to reports of a fire pit explosion with a burn victim at a home on Gillette Street at about 9:40 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2015. Firefighters arrived to find an adult male with burns resulting from a gas can that exploded next to the backyard fire pit. The patient was treated by […]

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Town Snowplow Overturns in Cold Spring Harbor Crash

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The Cold Spring Harbor Fire Department and Suffolk Police responded to a crash of a Huntington Town snowplow/sand truck that overturned on Lawrence Hill Road and Route 108 on Thursday morning, March 5, during the snowstorm. Cold Spring Harbor FD volunteers were on the scene with a rescue pumper and an ambulance, under the command of Chief […]

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Dix Hills Woman Killed By Hit-and-Run Driver

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On Sunday, February 7, 2015, Jalpa Patel, 48 of Stratford Avenue, Dix Hills was crossing Deer Park Avenue at approximately 8:30 p.m. when she was struck by a blue Jeep Liberty that was traveling northbound on Deer Park Avenue. The driver of the Jeep initially stopped but fled the scene prior to the arrival of […]

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Car Crashes Into TD Bank Huntington Station

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A Ford Focus driven by a young man in his early 20’s pulled into a spot in front of the TD Bank at 1040 East Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station. As he approached the parking space he hit the gas instead of the brake, jumped the curb and hit a customer who was just about to […]

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