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Car Runs Down Pole in Mastic

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | June 20, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 062021102

Mastic NY- On Sunday June 13th at 3:32 PM the Mastic Fire Department and Mastic ambulance were activated for a report of a vehicle vs pole with entrapment reported on Riviera Dr near the Forge River Boat Club. Suffolk Police 7th precinct officers were also dispatched . Mastic FD Chief Rudy Sunderman was the first to arrive on scene. On arrival Chief of the Department Sunderman assessed the scene along with Assistant Chief Gene Martucci and advised Fire-Com on FRES-OPS 3 that he had a single vehicle MVA no entrapment but he needed a rush on rescue and also the utility company forthwith for multiple wires down.

Mastic FD Engine 5-12-1 and Rescue 5-12-10 responded into the scene as did Mastic Ambulance Responder 5-37-81 and Ambulances 5-37-16 & 5-37-17. 1 ambulance was also sent mutual aid from Shirley to assist. While EMS was busy treating occupants of the vehicle FD secured the scene quickly and efficiently. The driver of the vehicle was prepared by EMS for transport and taken by Mastic Ambulance to a local hospital. Their condition was not released. The road was closed for an extended period of time while Suffolk Police waited for PSEG to arrive and work on replacing the pole and wires that were damaged due to the crash.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.