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Jul 11, 2017 5:08 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

UPDATE: Two People Taken To Hospital Following Accident In Water Mill Tuesday

An accident on Montauk Highway in Water Mill had traffic backed up in both directions on Tuesday. DANA SHAW
Jul 19, 2017 12:03 PM

UPDATE: 6:10 p.m.

Police said two people were taken to the Southampton Hospital following a two-vehicle crash.

One victim was taken to the hospital by Southampton Village Ambulance and the other by Southampton Volunteer Ambulance.

Montauk Highway, which had been closed, was reopened by 5:50 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY:

An accident requiring heavy rescue at Old Mill Road and Montauk Highway in Water Mill had traffic backed up in both directions on Tuesday.

The accident was reported at 4:20 p.m., and as of 5 p.m., the Southampton Town Police did not have any information to report on the accident.

Don King, the Southampton Fire Department’s public information officer, said crews were called out to also assist with fluids that spilled onto the roadway.

No other information was available.

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I see acts of road rage everyday on my commute out East. People fed up with the traffic or something...
By lirider (159), Hampton Bays on Jul 12, 17 6:11 AM
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Unfortunately, you can't really allow left turns off of Old Mill Road on to Rt 27 anymore. That intersection has become a bypass and is just too dangerous. The town needs to address this before someone is seriously injured.
By rv (24), watermill on Jul 12, 17 10:54 AM
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Thats pretty much every left turn out here.

Time to either cut them off at the canal, or build a tunnel from the canal to Montauk.
By TrueHamptons (8), Sag Harbor on Jul 14, 17 6:47 AM
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Texting and driving is a HUGE problem, as well as drinking and driving.

By dawn22 (4), Southampton on Jul 18, 17 5:08 PM
Agreed Dawn, but STUPIDITY and driving is pretty bad too!!
By bigfresh (2836), north sea on Jul 18, 17 6:00 PM
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