January 10, 2013

Man Killed, Another Man Injured When Vehicle Crashes into House

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash into a house that killed a North Amityville man and seriously injured his passenger.

A 20 year old male was driving his 1997 Pontiac Bonneville southbound on Great Neck Road when he lost control of his vehicle and drove off the road and into the corner of a vacant house and then crashed into an occupied residence located at 3307 Great Neck Road.

The driver, of Beta Drive, North Amityville was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. A passenger was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital where he is in serious condition. One of the residents in the house was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for minor injuries.

The vehicle has been impounded for a safety check. A building inspector from the Town of Babylon is responding to the scene to inspect both houses.