2 Vehicle afternoon crash sends 1 to hospital in Center Moriches.
By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | August 22, 2020 | NEW YORK
Story No. 083020102
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosCenter Moriches Lt Dobrie checkes out the damaged Hyandi after a crash on Main street.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosCrew from Engine 1 cleaning up the scene.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosCenter Moriches Engine 5-4-1 On scene of a recent MVA.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosAmbulance 17 on scene
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire Photos
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosChief Foley And Lt Dobrie check out the scene
Center Moriches NY- On Saturday August 22, 2020 at about 3:40 PM the Center Moriches fire department was called out for an MVA on Main Street near Canal Rd. Center Moriches Engine 5-4-1 , Fire Police, Medic 65 ambulance 17 , Chiefs 30 & 32 all responded along with a Stony Brook University Hospital Ambulance. Chief Ian Foley (5-4-30) arrived on scene along with the crew from engine 1 to fine a 2-vehicle crash, no one was pinned and the occupants of both vehicles were conscious and alert.
The Hyundai had rear ended a ford pickup and there were debris in the road way which Engine 1’s crew was was directed to clean up. While the crew from engine 1 was cleaning that up the Medic, and ambulance crews were speaking to the driver of the Hyundai who was evaluated and transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the pickup was not injured. Fire department personnel operated on scene for about 20 minutes before going back in service.
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