Dirt Biker Flown to Hospital After Crashing in Brookhaven
By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | June 02, 2020 | NEW YORK
Story No. 061120105
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosA male victim is taken by South Country Ambulance, SCPD and Stony Brook Hospital flight Medics to an awaiting helicopter after he crashed his dirtbike.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosAmbulance with dirt bike crash victim awaits helicopter .
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosStony Brook hospital flight medics head to a waiting ambulance to asses the patient before flight.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosThe Brookhaven Fire Department Secured the landing zone.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosSouth Country Ambulance and Brookhaven Fire Chief On Scene of a dirt bike crash.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire Photos
Brookhaven, NY - On June 2nd at about 1:00 P.M., the Brookhaven Fire Department and South Country Ambulance were activated for a report of a dirt bike crash in the woods on Southaven Drive. After assessing the injuries of the patient it was determined that they would be using a helicopter. The Brookhaven FD secured the landing zone at Frank P Long School in Bellport. The 69-year-old male was then flown to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
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