Lindenhurst Senior Seriously Injured in Wyandanch Car Crash

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a crash that seriously injured a man in Wyandanch tonight.

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Wyandanch, NY - August 27th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a crash that seriously injured a man in Wyandanch tonight.

Peter Vitetzakis was driving his 2012 work van eastbound on Long Island Avenue when he broadsided a 2000 Hyundai station wagon that was making a left turn from Doe Street to go westbound on Long Island Avenue at approximately 4 p.m. The collision caused the Hyundai to back into a 2007 Chevrolet work van driven by Richard Aylward.

The driver of the Hyundai, John Tedesco, 76, of Lindenhurst, was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip by the Wyandanch/Wheatly Heights Ambulance Company, where he is being treated for serious trauma to his body. Aylward, 38, of Holbrook, was also treated at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center for minor injuries. Vitetzakis, 45, of Westbury was not injured.

The 2012 work van and 2000 Hyundai were impounded for safety checks.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident and have not been interviewed to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.