Motorcyclist injured in crash
By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | September 15, 2021 | NEW YORK
Story No. 091521103
Photo by John Walthers - Suffolk Fire PhotosRidge FD was called to William Floyd Parkway and Moriches Middle Island Rd recently for a crash.
Photo by John Walthers - Suffolk Fire PhotosRidge Rescue Vehicles on scene of a motorcycle crash.
Photo by John Walthers - Suffolk Fire PhotosA Ridge FD member on 5-22-4 after closing the rear door before being dismissed.
Photo by John Walthers - Suffolk Fire PhotosRidge FD Personnel at the scene of a recent motorcycle crash.
Shirley N.Y. - On September 12th at about 12:15 PM the Suffolk County Emergency Dispatch Center received a call for a vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. The location of the call was the William fFloyd Parkway Southbound at Moriches Middle Island RD. The Suffolk police 7th pct and Ridge Fire Department were dispatched to the scene and aviation was also asked to monitor in case they needed to launch. Ridge FD units under the command of Chief of Department Lou Kaiser Responded .
Upon the arrival of rescue personnel the rider was found to be conscious and alert so the medevac was advised by police they could stand down. Rescue 5-22-4 and Engine 5-22-6 cleaned up debris and fluids and made sure any vehicles involved were secured.while the firefighters were tending to the clean up medical personnel that responded in 5-22-16 & 5-22-81 tended to the patient to prepare for transport. The rider was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The Ridge FD’s Fire Police and Suffolk Pd 7th pct officers closed some lanes both ways on William Floyd Parkway and conducted traffic control. All units were back in service in about 40 mins except the ambulance that transported.
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