Suffolk County Police MedEvac helicopter File photo: Peter Blasl

Riverhead Town Police yesterday reported a pair of motor vehicle accidents that resulted in two people being airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital.

On Monday afternoon just before 2 o’clock, a man was injured in a dirt bike accident in the area of the park on Oakland Drive North in Riverhead. A Suffolk County Police helicopter flew the victim to Stony Brook for treatment of injuries police described as non-life-threatening.

On Tuesday afternoon just after 4:30, a motorcycle struck an SUV on Grumman Boulevard, police said. The operator of the motorcycle sustained a leg injury and was airlifted to Stony Brook for treatment, police said.

The operator of the SUV was uninjured, police said.

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Denise Civiletti
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