MASTIC BEACH FD RESPONDS TO POLICE INVOLVED MVA
By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | April 14, 2020 | NEW YORK
Story No. 042220113
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosMastic Beach Firefighters put down speedy dry after this police cruiser was involved in a crash on April 14th
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosA police car sits damaged after a crash at the intersection of Hemlock Dr & Neighborhood Rd in Mastic Beach.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosAssistant Chief McGown supervises a firefighter cleaning up fluids at this crash scene.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire Photos
Mastic Beach Ny – On Tuesday April 14th at about 8:45 PM the Mastic Beach FD and Mastic Beach Ambulance were activated for a motor vehicle crash on Neighborhood Rd near Hemlock Dr. On Arrival Assistant Chiefs Jeff McGown & Fred Loiacono found a police car with front end damage and leaking fluid. Unit 5-13-8 responded into the scene and was requested to have the members put down speedy dry on the ground to soak up the fluids.
Mastic Beach Ambulance checked out the officer it was not disclosed at the scene if the officer was taken to a hospital or released at the scene. It is believed that the other car may have left the scene according to sources. Neighborhood Rd was closed at Hemlock drive while firefighters operated and police investigated the scene.
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