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Bicyclist Medevaced to Hospital After Crash in Mastic

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

MASTIC, NY – On July 22nd at about 7:13 P.M., Mastic FD and Mastic Ambulance were dispatched along with Suffolk Police 7th Precinct cars to a reported MVA at Southaven Ave. and Roberts Street. On arrival they found a vehicle versus bicycle and quickly went to work treating one of the patients who had serious injuries. A Medevac was requested and dispatched to a landing zone at the Applebees on Montauk Highway in Shirley.

The Mastic FD redirected Engine 5-12-2, Mini pumper 5-12-5 and Fire Police 5-12-80 to secure the landing zone. Suffolk Police also sent multiple patrol cars to assist in securing the landing zone. Once stabilized, Mastic Ambulance transported the patient to the landing zone where the flight medic assessed the patient’s injuries to make sure that he was stable enough for transport. The patient was then transported to Stony Brook University Hospital by SCPD Helicopter 4.

EMS operations were under the command of Mastic Ambulance Chief Mike Montauban, and Mastic FD was under the command of Chief Rudy Sunderman.

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JOHN WALTHERSSenior Correspondent

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