Gas Station becomes Crash Station in Shirley
By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | July 31, 2020 | NEW YORK
Story No. 080820111
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosBrookhaven Firefighters had to secure this vehicle after a crash on Montauk Highway at the BP Gas Station.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosBrookhaven FD Rescue 4 on scene of a vehicle crash.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosSuffolk Police and Shirley Ambulance on scene of this Gas station crash scene.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire Photos
Shirley Ny- On the evening of July 30th a member from Shirley Ambulance was pulling up to the BP gas on Montauk Highway Near Camp Upton Rd when he discovered a vehicle on the sidewalk near a fire hydrant. Upon investigating he found the vehicle was involved in a minor traffic collision and called in to medcom to activate his department as well as Brookhaven fire department to the scene.
Brookhaven Rescue 4 and Engine 5 were both on scene within minutes. No one was trapped in the vehicles so under the command of Chief DiPinto firefighters went to work securing the vehicles and cleaning up any fluids and debris. Members from Shirley ambulance evaluated the occupants of both vehicles at least 1 person was taken to Long Island Community Hospital for treatment.
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.