Kevin Callejas, left, pictured with his brother, Aymer. (Credit: Facebook photo)
In his final Instagram post, Kevin Callejas wrapped his left arm around his aunt as the pair flashed wide smiles for the camera. In a caption, he wrote: “Our family is a circle of strength and love. With every birth and union it grows and every crises faced makes the circle stronger.” READ
A Riverhead School District bus was rear-ended on West Main Street Friday afternoon while dropping off students and four kids were transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center as a precaution, Riverhead Town police said. READ
The instant he heard the collision, shortly before 9 p.m. March 9, John Kulakoglu sprinted into action.
At one moment, the 24-year-old was standing outside the Empire gas station where he works, on Route 58 in Riverhead. The next, he was darting toward the road while calling 911 through his phone’s Bluetooth earpiece. READ
A Calverton woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a two-car accident in Hampton Bays early Wednesday morning, Southampton Town police said. READ
The driver of a car was hospitalized after striking a utility pole on Monday morning on Flanders Road. READ
Update (Thursday 4:30 p.m.): The elderly couple injured in a serious car accident on Route 58 in Riverhead Wednesday remain at Stony Brook University Hospital, with the 82-year-old driver in “critical condition,” according to a hospital spokesperson. READ
Update Tuesday 3:30 p.m.: The 20-year-old man who was seriously injured in a rollover accident on Route 105 Monday afternoon is now in “fair condition” at a local hospital, authorities said.
John Cruz, 20, of Riverhead was injured when he lost control of his Infiniti sedan while driving south shortly after 3 p.m., according to Sgt. Jill Kubetz. Investigators believe speeding was the cause of the crash, she said.
Mr. Cruz was airlifted to Stony Brook University hospital where he is now in fair condition, meaning his vital signs are stable and his outlook is positive, a hospital spokesperson said.
Original story: A man lost control of his vehicle while driving southbound on County Route 105 Monday afternoon in Riverhead, causing it to tumble and roll more than 100 yards, according to Riverhead Police Lt. David Lessard. READ
One person was airlifted following a two-car accident on Sound Avenue in Wading River Saturday that closed the road in both directions between Hulse Landing Road and Fresh Pond Avenue, Riverhead Town police said.