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Jul 30, 2019 9:54 AMPublication: The Southampton Press

UPDATE: Montauk Highway Reopened After Car Strikes Pole In Water Mill On Tuesday Morning

Jul 30, 2019 3:30 PM

UPDATE: Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.

Montauk Highway between Deerfield Road and Scuttle Hole Road was reopened as of 1:40 p.m., according to Southampton Town Police.

Police confirmed that one person suffered minor injuries and was transported to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital for treatment.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation, police said.


A portion of Montauk Highway was closed between Deerfield Road and Scuttle Hole Road in Water Mill after a car struck a utility pole, which then fell across the road on Tuesday morning.

The single-car accident occurred at approximately 8:21 a.m., according to Southampton Town Police. An ambulance responded to the scene, but police could not confirm whether there were any injuries.

Montauk Highway was closed at approximately 8:30 a.m. and remained closed as police continued to investigate the cause of the accident.

No additional information was immediately available on Tuesday morning.

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