Lindenhurst, NY - June 17th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a crash that seriously injured a Lindenhurst man this afternoon.
Joseph Uss was driving a 2011 Honda CRV westbound on Montauk Highway in West Babylon when he apparently suffered a medical emergency at approximately 4 p.m. Uss lost control of his vehicle which crossed over into the eastbound lane, west of Great East Neck Road, and struck a 2003 Saturn Vue head-on. The driver of the Saturn, Jessica Klein, 21, of Lindenhurst, suffered minor injuries.
Uss, 64, of Lido Parkway, Lindenhurst , was transported by West Babylon Rescue to Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip where he was listed in serious condition.
The vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.
Incident: Man Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash
Location: Montauk Highway, west of Great East Neck Road, West Babylon
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at approximately 4 p.m.