Photo: Gianna Volpe

Sound Avenue in Riverhead is closed to traffic due to a crash at the intersection with Osborn Avenue.

A Suffolk County Police helicopter was called to airlift one victim to Stony Brook University Hospital.

Riverhead Fire Department was called to extricate a victim from the vehicle, which appears to have been hit broadside by a utility truck westbound on Sound Avenue. Firefighters secured a landing zone for the Medevac helicopter in the parking lot of the Riverhead Ciderhouse.

Westbound Sound Avenue is closed at Horton Avenue. Eastbound Sound Avenue is shut down at Twomey Avenue. Northbound Osborn Avenue is shut down at Reeves Avenue.

Motorists should avoid the area due to heavy traffic volume.

No further information was immediately available.

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