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Bicyclist in Farmingville Seriously Injured After Hitting Tree

By CHRIS SABELLA, Senior Correspondent | November 07, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 110720108

Farmingville, NY - On Saturday, November 7th just after 3:00 P.M., the Farmingville FD was alerted to a male bicyclist who hit a tree in the woods behind Brookhaven Town Hall on Independence Drive. The patient was seriously injured and had to be removed with assistance from Selden FD's ATV (gator), which was able to go into woods. Thanks to a combined effort by all firefighters on scene, the patient was placed in a stokes stretcher and then put on the gator and transported from the woods to an awaiting ambulance, where he was then transported to a local trauma center.

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