Holbrook, NY – Four Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision on Long Island
Holbrook, NY (July 2, 2019) – Two vehicles collided resulting in one of them overturning and leaving four people hospitalized early Tuesday morning, July 2nd, in Holbrook. Police confirmed that the crash took place at around 12:30 a.m. on Nicolls Road in the aforementioned Long Island neighborhood.
According to authorities, 22-year-old Rose Dresher was traveling north near Patchogue-Holbrook Road when she collided with another vehicle that was heading in the same direction. The second car, operated by 57-year-old Manuel Cepeda, ultimately overturned as a result of the impact. Police accompanied emergency responders at the scene, where four people were reported to have suffered injuries.
A passenger in the car that was struck, identified only as a 56-year-old man, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries. Both Dresher and Cepeda, as well as a backseat passenger in the struck vehicle, identified only as a 28-year-old, were taken to Long Island Community Hospital with injuries considered non-life-threatening.
The collision is actively under investigation at this time.
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