HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities said three people have been injured in a crash on Long Island involving a car and a fire chief’s SUV.
Suffolk County police said the crash occurred around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Hauppauge. It closed portions of Routes 111 and 347 for several hours.
A man driving with a passenger was heading south on Route 111 when their car struck the SUV belonging to the Stony Brook fire chief, police said.
All three victims had to be cut from their vehicles.
The passenger was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The driver had non-life threatening injuries. The chief was also hurt, but his injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.
Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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