06/08/15 8:48pm
06/08/2015 8:48 PM
Witnesses say this pickup truck was involved in Monday's accident. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

Witnesses say this pickup truck was involved in Monday’s accident. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

One person was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Flanders, Southampton Town police said.

A pickup truck and a minivan collided near the intersection of Route 24 and Pleasure Drive at around 6:45 p.m., police said.

The driver of the pickup truck was airlifted to the hospital, police said.

A portion of Route 24 was closed during the rescue efforts.

No other details were immediately available.

06/08/15 8:28pm
Riverhead police and fire officials at the scene on Route 58 on Monday. (Credit: Nicole Smith)

Riverhead police and fire officials at the scene on Route 58 on Monday. (Credit: Nicole Smith)

UPDATE, TUESDAY 10:45 A.M.: Police said the operator of a dirt bike in last night’s accident was issued three citations following the accident.

According to police, the driver of the dirt bike — Deandre King, 19 — was riding the vehicle southbound on Harrison Avenue when he ran a red light. He was subsequently hit by two different cars that both had green lights and were driving through the intersection at the time.

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06/06/15 6:41pm
06/06/2015 6:41 PM
Vanessa Jones (Credit: RPD)

Vanessa Jones

A 27-year-old woman is facing felony assault charges Saturday after allegedly slicing another woman numerous times in a parking lot in Riverhead, town police said.

The incident came as “the result of an ongoing dispute between the two over a mutual male partner,” police said.

Officers caught up to Vanessa Jones, 27, of Riverhead and charged her with second-degree assault after a 26-year-old Riverhead woman had turned up at Peconic Bay Medical Center looking for treatment for her wounds. (more…)