Photo: Peter Blasl

Updated 5:19 p.m. Kimbell Miller is in serious condition at Stony Brook University Hospital, a hospital spokesperson said this afternoon.

Riverhead Police said a Mattituck woman sustained a “serious neck injury” in the head-on collision that closed Sound Avenue for several hours Monday afternoon. (See prior story.)

Police said Kimbell Miller was eastbound on Sound Avenue when the 2015 Honda CRV she was operating entered the westbound lane and struck a 2005 Ford 350 pickup truck operated by Elder Perez of Riverhead at approximately 4:05 p.m..

Miller was extricated from her vehicle by Riverhead volunteer firefighters, police said and transported to Stony Brook University Hospital by Suffolk County Police Aviation.

Perez was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center by Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call Riverhead Police at 631-727-4500.

Photo: Peter Blasl
Photo: Peter Blasl

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