Setauket, NY - January 3, 2017 - Suffolk County Police responded to an incident during which a woman crashed into a building structure on a golf course in Setauket tonight.
Alyssa Chaikin,19, was traveling east on Sheep Pasture Road at approximately 5:40 p.m., when she lost control of her 2003 Jeep Liberty on the wet pavement, struck a wooden guardrail, went through a chain-link fence, down an embankment. She crashed into the side of a building located at St. George’s Golf Course, 134 Lower Sheep Pasture Road. The Jeep caught fire and the building structure, which houses a bathroom and is used for selling refreshments, caught fire and was destroyed. There was no one in the building or on the golf course at the time.
Chaikin, of Stony Brook, crawled out of the vehicle and was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital via Setauket Fire Department Ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.
The investigation is continuing.