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Old Country Road In Westhampton Reopens Following Two-Car Crash

Publication: The Southampton Press
By Erin McKinley   Feb 23, 2012 12:45 PM
Feb 28, 2012 4:46 PM

Update: Thursday, 1:34 p.m.

An unidentified driver was transported by ambulance to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead following a two-car accident early Thursday afternoon on Old Country Road in Westhampton.

Westhampton Beach Fire Department 2nd Assistant Chief Ross Donneson, who responded to the accident, described the crash as “minor” and said it involved a Lexus SUV and a second vehicle. He did not know how many people were in the vehicles at the time of the crash.

Mr. Donneson said a section of Old County Road, starting at its intersection with Montauk Highway, was closed for about an hour due to the accident. It has since been reopened.

Original Post

Emergency crews have responded to a car accident on Old Country Road in Westhampton, just north of Montauk Highway. The call came in at around 12:15 p.m. on Thursday.

It was not immediately clear how many cars were involved, or if there were any injuries. A stretch of Old Country Road was still closed as of 12:30 p.m. due to the accident.

Southampton Town Police, the Westhampton Beach Fire Department and the Westhampton War Memorial Ambulance all responded to the scene.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

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