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Man Seriously Injured in Oakdale Crash

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Suffolk County Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured an Oakdale man last evening.

Oakdale, NY - April 5th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured an Oakdale man last evening.
 
Daniel Farkas, 51, was driving a 2007 Lincoln SUV westbound on Montauk Highway in Oakdale when his vehicle crossed over into the eastbound lane, west of Lincoln Drive, and struck a tree and then a building that houses Clark’s Farmstand.
 
Farkas was extricated from the vehicle by members of the West Sayville Fire Department and he was transported via Community Ambulance Company of Sayville to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore. He is listed in serious condition.
 
Police are investigating the possibility that wet road conditions may have contributed to the cause of the crash. The vehicle was impounded for a safety check.
 
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.
 
Incident:         Man Seriously Injured in Oakdale Crash
Location:        1405 Montauk Highway, Oakdale
Date/Time:     Friday, April 4, 2014 at 9:37 p.m.
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