Updated- 5 p..m.: A woman was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital this morning following a crash on Sound Avenue east of Dolphin Way in Riverhead just after 8 a.m.
Riverhead Town Police said Danyelle McMillan-Mahabir (no age or address provided) was westbound on Sound Avenue in a 2008 Honda when she crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic and collided with a 2014 Dodge utility truck operated by Michael Manfredo (no age or address provided.)
McMillan-Mahabir was ejected from her vehicle, police said. She was treated at the scene by Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance and then transported to Stony Brook University Hospital by a Suffolk County Police Department helicopter, according to a Riverhead Town Police press release issued this afternoon.
Police did not provide information about McMillan-Mahabir’s condition. Manfredo was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center by Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps for non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Sound Avenue between Doctors Path and Roanoke Avenue was closed between Doctors Path and Roanoke Avenue while Riverhead Town Police detectives conducted an investigation, assisted by a New York State Police accident reconstruction team.
Anyone who might have witnessed the accident is asked to call the Riverhead Police Department at 631-727-4500.
The survival of local journalism depends on your support.
We are a small family-owned operation. You rely on us to stay informed, and we depend on you to make our work possible. Just a few dollars can help us continue to bring this important service to our community.
Support RiverheadLOCAL today.