Passenger Seriously Injured After Driver Crashes Into Bayshore Bank
By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | February 06, 2022 | NEW YORK
Story No. 021122104
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosBayshore firefighters work to extricate a person pinned in a vehicle after the car crashed into a Bank of America on Sunrise Hwy. Service Rd.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosFirefighters from Bayshore FD along with Bayshore Brightwaters Ambulance and SCPD operate at a car vs. building.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosRescuers on scene in Bayshore at Car VS . Bldg.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosRescuers survey the damage after a car struck a bank in Bayshore and occupants were trapped.
BAYSHORE, NY - On Sunday, February 6th at approximately 1:43 P.M., Suffolk Police Emergency Dispatchers began to receive calls for a motor vehicle crash in the area of 840 and 846 Eastbound Sunrise Highway Service Rd. Suffolk Police 3rd Precinct, Bayshore FD and Bayshore Brightwaters Ambulance were all dispatched to the scene.
Additional details provided to responders stated that a car struck the Bank of America, and one person was reportedly trapped. On arrival, Bayshore FD Assistant Chief 3-1-31 confirmed that a single vehicle struck a building and one person was pinned. Extrication was performed by firefighters to remove the passenger.
According to police, the 53-year-old passenger in the Toyota was taken to South Shore University Hospital by ambulance for treatment of serious injuries. The driver was also taken to South Shore University Hospital, but for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
A section of the parking lot was closed by police for an extended period for an accident investigation.
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.