Pedestrian struck by car on Main Road in Jamesport

04/24/2015 9:29 AM |
A male victim was struck on the Main Road east of Manor Lane in Jamesport around 9 p.m. (Credit: Google maps)

A male victim was struck on Main Road east of Manor Lane in Jamesport around 9 p.m. Thursday. (Credit: Google maps)

A pedestrian on Main Road was struck by a car last night in Jamesport, according to Jamesport Fire Department 1st assistant chief John Andrejack.

A female driver hit the male victim around 9 p.m. just east of Manor Lane, Mr. Andrejack said Friday morning.

A medevac was put on standby, but Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance EMTs were able to treat the patient at the scene, Mr. Andrejack said. Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said the ambulance was initially headed to Peconic Bay Medical Center but was rerouted to Stony Brook University Medical Center.

The man was attempting to cross the street when was struck by the car, he added. The man was being treated for non-life threatening injuries, Chief Hegermiller said.

Jamesport Fire Department briefly closed the road, but it was reopened by 10 p.m., Mr. Andrejack said.

The driver remained at the scene and no arrests were made, according to Riverhead Town Police.

The name and condition of the victim have not yet been released.

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Correction: This story originally said the victim was taken to PBMC. The ambulance was rerouted to Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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