Bay Shore, NY - January 8, 2016 - Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are investigating a tractor trailer crash that seriously injured two people in Bay Shore early this morning.
Billy David Goodman was operating a 2007 International tractor trailer eastbound on Sweeneydale Avenue and attempted to turn left onto northbound Fifth Avenue when his vehicle was struck by a southbound 2016 Lexus at 4:15 a.m. Officers from Emergency Service Section responded and extricated the two occupants of the Lexus, which was pinned underneath the tractor trailer.
The driver and passenger of the Lexus, who have not yet been identified, were transported to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for serious injuries. Goodman, 57, of Arkansas, was not injured.
Motor Carrier Safety Section inspected the tractor trailer, which is owned by Be Good Trucking, and the Lexus was impounded for a safety check. The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to contact the Third Squad at 631-852-8352.