1 Airlifted After Crashing Into Police ATV
By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | December 13, 2020 | NEW YORK
Story No. 121320108
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosManorville Fire and EMS Personnel bring a dirt biker to a waiting helicopter after he crashed into a police ATV December 13th.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosManorville Fire Department secured the landing zone at St Perter and St Paul Church after a dirt biker crashed into a police ATV December 13th.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosManorville Engine 3 and Chiefs SUV on scene.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosManorville Engine 5-16-7 waits at this helicopter landing.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosSuffolk County Police Medevac Helicopter taking off to head to local trauma center.
Photo by John Walthers- Suffolk Fire PhotosPolice from multiple agencies on scene after this dirt bike and Police ATV crashed on Sunday December 13th.
Manorville N.Y.- On Sunday December 13th Just before 2 PM the Manorville Community ambulance and Manorville FD were dispatched by Suffolk Fire Rescue to a report of a vehicle crash on Weeks Ave off North St. Manorville Ambulance Responded with their Chief and ambulance 5-40-17 to the scene. Manorville FD Dispatched 2 chiefs and multiple engines to respond as well.
As rescuers arrived on the scene they found an 18 year old male who had multiple broken bones after hitting a parks police ATV. According to sources the officers in the area were attempting to stop a group of teens who were riding dirt bikes in the area at the time of the crash. The rider was transported by Manorville community Ambulance to St Peter and Paul Church on Wading River Rd where Manorville FD had a landing Zone secured for a Suffolk Police Medevac to land. Firefighters assisted Manorville Ambulance personnel and the Fight Medic with loading the patient into the awaiting helicopter. The male was flown to Stony Brook University Hospital which is a Level 1 Trauma Center for treatment of his injuries. New York State Police were handling the accident investigation and were on scene along with Suffolk County Police, Suffolk Sheriffs and State parks police for an extended period of time.
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.