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Woman airlifted after crash on Sound Avenue in Northville

04/15/2019 5:01 PM |

A Mattituck woman was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after a two-car crash on Sound Avenue in Northville Monday afternoon, according to Riverhead police.

The Riverhead Fire Department responded to the crash site with heavy rescue to free the woman, whose SUV police said had meandered into the opposite lane of traffic before colliding head on with a pickup truck.

The woman, who was temporarily trapped inside her SUV, was transported to a landing zone on Northville Turnpike for a Suffolk County Police medevac shortly after 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Sound Avenue was closed between Phillips Lane and West Lane as rescue crews responded to the scene.

Members of the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps transported the victim to the landing zone.

The driver of the pickup truck suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

The view looking south on Phillips Avenue around 5:30 p.m. as traffic backed up all the way down to Sound Avenue.

This post will be updated as additional information becomes available.

Photo caption: Firefighters and police at the crash scene on Sound Avenue. (Credit: Kate Nalepinski)

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