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Three Boys Struck By Vehicle While Crossing Sunrise Highway, Officials Report

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  01. August 2019

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that injured three boys who were crossing Sunrise Highway in Lindenhurst on Wednesday, July 31.
 
Ryan Arthur was driving a 1998 Dodge Stratus in the right lane of westbound Sunrise Highway when his vehicle struck three boys who were crossing at Straight Path at 3:55 a.m.
 
All three boys were transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip. Jose L. Lopez, 13, of Copiague, was listed in critical condition, and his brother, Jose E. Lopez, 9, was listed in serious condition. Their cousin, Luis Tejada, 12, of West Babylon, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.  
 
Arthur, 20, of West Babylon, was not injured. The Dodge was impounded for a safety check.
 
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.

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