Three Teenagers Seriously Injured in Oakdale Crash
By Long Island News & PR Published: July 24 2013
A young driver crashed his vehicle into a telephone pole in Oakdale.
July 23, 2013 - Oakdale, NY - Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that seriously injured three teenagers in Oakdale last night.
James Conway was driving a 1998 Ford Mustang northbound on Locust Avenue when he crossed over into the southbound lane, south of Bourne Boulevard, and struck a telephone pole at 11:19 p.m.
Conway, 18, of Oakdale, and a rear seat passenger, Jessica Napolitano, 18, of Oakdale, were extricated from the vehicle by members of the West Sayville Fire Department. The other passenger, Conal Orgonas, 17, of Bohemia, was ejected from the vehicle. The victims were treated at the scene and transported by the Community Ambulance Company of Sayville to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where they are all listed in serious condition.
Police are investigating whether wet road conditions may have contributed to the cause of the crash. The car was impounded for a safety check.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crash to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.