Commack, NY - March 1, 2017 - Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a woman in Commack this afternoon.
Gerald Weintraub was operating a 2003 Honda eastbound on Jericho Turnpike when he attempted to avoid striking an ambulance that was making a left turn into driveway before the intersection of Wiltshire Drive at approximately 2 p.m. Weintraub swerved into oncoming traffic and was struck by a 2013 BMW travelling westbound on Jericho Turnpike being operated by Serap Sezer.
Gerald’s wife, Barbara Weintraub, 77, of Melville, was transported by Commack Ambulance to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where she was pronounced dead. Gerald Weintraub, 82, also of Melville, was also transported to Southside Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries. Sezer, 52, of Deer Park, was transported by Commack Ambulance to Huntington Hospital with minor injuries.
Both vehicles were impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.