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
The Riverhead Town Board plans to issue a request for proposals for companies to administer a third-party billing system for ambulance service. READ
The Riverhead Town Board will be discussing a Peconic riverfront rain garden with representatives from the Peconic Estuary Program at its work session Thursday. Other discussion items include amendments to the town code regarding parks and recreation and the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance barn. READ
The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps is planning to bill motor vehicle accident victims’ car insurance companies for ambulance services.
The Riverhead Town Board approved a new five-year contract on Tuesday with the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps, which, for the first time ever, allows the corps to bill insurance companies.
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