Car Versus Pole in Brookhaven
By CONNOR JACOBS, Correspondent | June 13, 2021 | NEW YORK
Story No. 061521107
Photo by connor jacobsTelephone Pole and car severely damaged
Photo by connor jacobsBrookhaven FD Rescue 3 crew cleaning up the road way
Photo by connor jacobsTelephone pole hanging over the road way
BROOKHAVEN, NY - At approximately 7:23 P.M. on Sunday, June 13th, the Brookhaven Fire Department and South Country Ambulance Company were toned out for a reported motor vehicle accident in front of 2634 Montauk Highway, between Horseblock Road and Yapank Avenue.
Rescue 3 (5-3-3) was the first truck on the road and was advised by Fire-Com that there were wires down. Rescue 3 arrived on scene and was met with a single-car MVA with a pole involved. The crew from Rescue 3 quickly went to work cleaning up the accident scene.
Fire police 19 (5-3-19) arrived on scene and blocked off the road as 2nd Assistant Chief Giuseppe Loiacono (5-3-32) arrived and advised Fire-Com that there was a pole completely snapped in half and hanging over the roadway.
The road was kept shut down by Suffolk County Police Department until PSEG arrived on scene to fix the pole. All units were back in service within 45 minutes of the call coming out. There were no injuries reported.
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