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13 Year-Old Girl Struck By Vehicle While Crossing Central Islip Street, Officials Report

SCPD: Victim transported to local hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

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SCPD are investigating a crash that seriously injured a pedestrian in Central Islip.

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Central Islip, NY - August 23, 2018 - Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are investigating a crash that seriously injured a pedestrian in Central Islip on Wednesday, August 22.
A teenage girl was crossing Wheeler Road near Central Islip High School when she was struck by a 2015 Nissan Rogue, heading southbound on Wheeler Road at approximately 8 p.m.
The girl, 13, of Islandia, was transported by Central Islip Rescue to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, for treatment of serious injuries. The driver of the Nissan, Luis Alberto Curranza Caspa, 47, of Central Islip remained at the scene and was not injured.
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact Third Squad detectives at 631-854-8352.