The taxi driver was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center with a head injury. (Credit: Michael White)
A taxi driver was injured after his cab was side-swiped and careened off West Main Street, striking the side of the Greenview Inn motel, Riverhead police said.
The cabbie’s condition was unknown but police at the scene said he suffered a head injury in the 2:50 p.m. crash.
The driver of a second car actually caused the accident by trying to pass the taxi by using the shoulder. (more…)
RV gets stuck in ditch after driver swerved to avoid deer. (Credit: Courtesy Photo)
Traffic was shut down along Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow Monday morning after a man driving an RV swerved off the road to avoid hitting a deer, Riverhead Town Police said. (more…)
A police officer investigates the scene where an SUV collided with an ambulance. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
A Riverhead ambulance en route to Stony Brook University Hospital was struck by an SUV in Riverhead Thursday night at the intersection of Middle Road and Northville Turnpike, town police said in a press release. (more…)
The Honda SUV where it came to rest after last Thursday’s crash in Calverton. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)
An 80-year-old woman who was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a crash that sent two cars careening down a hill in Calverton last Thursday has died of her injuries, Riverhead Town police said.
Roberta Ekberg of Calverton was in a westbound Honda CRV driven by 79-year-old Alfred Ekberg when Mr. Ekberg attempted to make a left turn off Sound Avenue and collided with an eastbound Audi driven by Jeannette Kuzma, 58, of Shoreham, police said. (more…)
An unlicensed Baiting Hollow man was arrested Saturday in connection with a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a pedestrian in Shirley Thursday, Suffolk County police said. (more…)
Two men were hospitalized Friday evening following a two-vehicle crash on Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
Fellow bikers assist police and ambulance personnel on the scene of a two motorcycle crash on Sound Avenue in Riverhead Sunday afternoon. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
A motorcyclist was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center after he was injured in a two-motorcycle crash in Riverhead Sunday, Riverhead Town police said.
Westbound traffic was stopped for a short time after the crash Monday. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
A woman was arrested Monday morning after crashing into a truck on Main Road in Jamesport while allegedly driving under the influence of drugs, Riverhead Town police said.
Highway patrol officer Dennis Cavanagh said the woman, who was not yet named by police, was heading east in a tan Oldsmobile about 11:15 a.m. when she veered into the westbound lane, crashing into a Asplundh Services utility truck in front of the Jamesport Country Store.
The woman was taken by Riverhead Ambulance Corps volunteers to Peconic Bay Medical Center for chest injures from an airbag, Officer Cavanagh said.
The truck’s driver was not injured.
Westbound traffic was stopped for a short time following the crash, Jamesport Fire Department officials said.
The female driver of a tan Oldsmobile was arrested after swerving into the westbound lane on Main Road in Jamesport. (Credit: Carrie Miller)