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Vehicle Takes Out Two Pedestrians in Mastic

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | September 19, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 092720105

Mastic, NY - On Saturday, September 19th at about 5:15 P.M., the Mastic Fire Department was activated along with Mastic Ambulance for a reported vehicle crash on Patchogue Ave. near Mastic Rd.

Chief of Department Rudy Sunderman was first to respond followed by 2nd Lt. Rudy M. Sunderman. County advised the chief that they were receiving calls for two pedestrians hit by a car at that intersection. On arrival, Chief Sunderman found that two pedestrians were hit and directed the crew from Engine 5-12-1 to assist in clean up as well as securing the scene for EMS' arrival.

Mastic Ambulance Chief Maria along with Responder 81 and Ambulance 17 arrived on scene and began to asses the patients and requested an additional ambulance to the scene. The second ambulance was sent to the scene from Shirley to assist. Both pedestrians were assessed and their injuries were not deemed serious in nature. They were taken by ground to a local hospital.

Patchogue Ave. was closed for about 20 to 30 minutes while firefighters and EMS were on scene working. Suffolk County Police were also on scene.

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