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The occupant of a house on Riverleigh Avenue in Riverside and the driver of a 2022 BMW traveling north on Riverleigh Avenue were both injured when a 10-wheel tractor-trailer, also northbound on Riverleigh, crashed into the BMW and the house this morning, according to Southampton Town Police.

Southampton Police said the tractor-trailer, described as a sand truck in a police press release, tried to pass the BMW on the right when the car stopped in the roadway to make a right turn onto Pine Street. The truck collided with the car and then crashed into a house at approximately 10:40 a.m., police said.

The sole occupant of the home, Jessica Bisson, 31, and the driver of the BMW, Audrey Marrus, 75, of East Rockaway were transported by Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance to Peconic Bay Medical Center, police said. The driver of the 2018 Mack truck, Matthew Virga, 26, of Farmingdale, was not injured.

Suffolk County Motor Carrier Unit responded and issued several violations to the driver, police said.

Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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