Police: 2 injured in West Islip car crash; driver on the loose

Two people are injured after police say a car crashed into a utility pole early this morning in West Islip. Police are searching for the

Police say two female passengers were injured in the West Islip crash.

Police say two female passengers were injured in the West Islip crash. (6/15/13)

WEST ISLIP - Officials say two people were injured early this morning when a car crashed into a utility pole in West Islip, and now police are searching for the driver who fled the scene.

Police say they received a call reporting the accident just after 2 a.m. The accident happened at the corner of Hawley Avenue and Union Boulevard, where the car crashed into a utility pole.

The driver fled, leaving two injured passengers in the car, and police are currently looking for him.

The family of one of the passengers, 22-year-old Megan Pardue, tells News 12 Long Island that she broke her neck, has a collapsed lung and has been in and out of surgery.

Police say the other was treated at the scene with injuries that were not life-threatening.
 

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