Vehicle Slams Into Pole In Shirley
By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | February 07, 2021 | NEW YORK
Story No. 020721103
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosBrookhaven Firefighters placing speedy dry down and cleaning up the scene after a vehicle struck a pole in Shirley
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosBrookhaven 1st Assistant Chief Anthony Verni talks to dispatch on the radio.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosBrookhaven Probationary Fire Fighter Matthew Olivero takes speedy dry from the truck to the scene.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosA pole is left cracked after the vehicle hit it.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosFirefighters clean up after this vehicle crash.
Shirley NY – On Wednesday February 3, 2021 at about 10:10 AM the Suffolk County Police and Mastic Beach Ambulance Company responded to a vehicle VS Pole On Beacon St off Amar Drive. On arrival officers from the Suffolk Police 7th Precinct Officers found a vehicle had struck a pole and the driver had left the scene. The Brookhaven Fire Department was also dispatched to the scene as well.
Brookhaven FD 1st Assistant Chief Anthony Verni was the 1st member of his department on the scene. Rescue 4 advised they were responding in with a driver, 1 Class A and 2 Probationary Firefighters. As per Suffolk PD they did not want the vehicle moved out of the road so Chief Verni advised Rescue 4 to just have the men secure the vehicle and bring speedy dry up with them to clean up some fluids. Chief Verni also advised his dispatch the PSEG would be needed for the damaged pole. No one was taken to the hospital since the driver had left the scene, FD and EMS turned the scene back over to Suffolk Police who continued their investigation and searched Neighboring streets for the driver.
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.