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Driver Dies in Medford Crash

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | January 03, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 010421131

Medford, NY – On January 3rd at approximately 12:30 P.M., the Brookhaven Fire Department and South Country Ambulance were activated for a report of a motor vehicle crash with entrapment at County Road 101 and Station Road. On arrival, Brookhaven Chief 30 advised that they had one person trapped in a white Chevy, and a rescue truck was needed.

The patient was able to be removed from the Chevy through a passenger side door. He was taken to Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the dark colored Mercedes, who according to a media release from Suffolk Police ran the red light, was taken to the same hospital as was his passenger for non-life-threatening injuries.

Both occupants of the Mercedes were arrested on charges not related to the traffic infraction/crash. Suffolk Police Major Case detectives were investigating.

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