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Bicyclist struck by car in Flanders, airlifted to hospital

Flanders airlift

A man riding a bicycle in Flanders was airlifted to the hospital Wednesday night after he was struck by a car on Flanders Road, officials at the scene said.

The incident took place at around 6 p.m. near the intersection of Woodroad Trail and a Flanders Northampton Volunteer Ambulance official confirmed the victim was taken to Stony Brook Hospital.

The Riverhead Fire Department also responded to the scene to organize a landing zone for Suffolk County Police Aviation at the county center in Riverside.

No other details about the accident were immediately available.

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Photo: The scene of Wednesday’s rescue effort at the Suffolk County Center in Riverside. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)