Brookhaven Crash Snarles Friday Evening Traffic on Montauk Highway.
By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | June 01, 2020 | NEW YORK
Story No. 060120119
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosBrookhaven Chief Peter DiPinto Jr. and his firefighters work to clean up a crash scene on Montauk Highway near South Country Rd on May 23rd.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosFirefighters work to secure a second vehicle involved in the crash on May 23rd.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosMay 23rd Crash Scene on Montauk Highway near South Country Rd in Brookhaven.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosA probationary Firefighter from Brookhaven FD works to clean up fluid and debris after a recent crash .
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosSouth Country EMS Responders on Scene blocking the road for scene safety.
Brookhaven NY- On Friday May 23, 2020 at about 5:36 PM the Brookhaven FD and South Country Ambulance were called for a motor vehicle crash on Montauk Highway near South Country Rd. Chief Of Department Peter DiPinto Jr was first to arrive on scene and advised he had negative entrapment but that there was a decent amount of clean up and speedy Dry needed. Assistant Chief Dan DiPinto arrived a short time later followed by Rescue 5-3-3. The crews went to work quickly putting down speedy dry and securing the vehicles.
South country ambulance checked out the occupants of the vehicles and treated atleast 1 person. The injured party was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Traffic was diverted at the intersection while the emergency personnel operated on scene.
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.