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Huntington Man Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash

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Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a driver in Huntington on Wednesday, August 14. Thomas Depalo was operating a 2009 Chrysler minivan northbound on Park Avenue when he attempted to make a left turn onto Jericho Turnpike at 8:24 a.m. and struck a 2008 Volkswagen traveling […]

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Man Killed In Huntington Station Hit-and-Run Has Been Identified

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Reinaldo Velasquez-Yanes, 25, of Huntington Station, has been identified as the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on New York Avenue in Huntington Station on August 4. 
The vehicle involved in the crash was a silver or gray Mercury Grand Marquis, with a model year between 1998 and 2002. The vehicle sustained […]

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Car Crashes Into Huntington Atrium

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A car heading North on Park Avenue lost control and veered to the left crashing  just right of the front entrance of the Huntington Atrium  located at 775 Park Avenue, Huntington.  The accident occurred at approximately 7:00 a.m. on August 5.  It is unclear what caused the accident but there was speculation at the scene […]

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Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash On Jericho Turnpike

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Second hit and run incident during the same day.

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Melville FD Responds to Head-on Crash

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Melville Fire Department volunteers were dispatched to a head-on collision Friday night, August 2, at approximately 9:30 p.m., on New York Avenue and Wolf Hill Road. The crash involved a Dodge Ram pickup truck towing a trailer, and a Honda Pilot sports utility vehicle. Three occupants suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Huntington […]

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Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash

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On Saturday, July 27, 2013 at approximately 11:15 p.m., John Grant was operating a 1992 Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound on Pinelawn Road in Melville when he collided with a 1999 Volkswagen. The Volkswagen was driven by Dwight Bogle, who was travelling north on Pinelawn Road, and attempting to make a left turn into the Newsday parking lot […]

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Mister Softee Truck in Centerport Crash

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The drivers of a Mister Softee ice cream truck and a Hyundai sedan suffered  injuries following a collision on Route 25A and Little Neck Road in Centerport, Friday night, July 19, at about 7:35 p.m. The Centerport Fire Department responded to the scene and the Centerport FD Rescue Squad transported both drivers to Huntington Hospital. About 25 Centerport volunteer […]

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Motorcyclist Injured in Dix Hills Crash

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Volunteers from the Dix Hills Fire Department responded to a crash involving a motorcycle and a sports utility vehicle on Wolf Hill Road at the eastbound entrance ramp to the Northern State Parkway, Wednesday night, July 17, at about 10:10 p.m.  Dix Hills Rescue Squad personnel aided the injured motorcyclist, a 35-year-old man, who suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries. […]

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Five Injured in Dix Hills LIE Crash

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Story & photos by Steve Silverman
The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to a multi-vehicle accident on the eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway between the Deer Park Avenue and Commack Road exits, Monday night, July 1, shortly after 9pm.
The collision involved five vehicles including a tractor-trailer and an SUV that overturned.  Five occupants suffered injuries including one […]

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Man Arrested for DWI after Fatal Two-Car Crash in Dix Hills

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On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 10:42 p.m. Carleton English was driving westbound on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills.  He was driving a 2002 BMW SUV when he struck the rear end of a 2000 Audi sedan that was also travelling westbound on the LIE. The driver of that vehicle, Henry Lapine, 58, of […]

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