ALERT CENTER: Man critically injured in crash with tractor-trailer in St. James

The driver of the Hyundai, Matthew Basile, 35, of Brentwood, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition.

News 12 Staff

Jun 30, 2022, 8:47 AM

Updated 657 days ago

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Police say a man was critically injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer in St. James this morning.
According to police, a man was driving a 2006 Hyundai sedan on westbound Route 347 when the vehicle struck the side of a tractor-trailer that was traveling eastbound on Middle Country Road at approximately 1:35 a.m.
The driver of the Hyundai, Matthew Basile, 35, of Brentwood, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, Marsali Abdellatif, 51, of New Jersey, was not injured.
The Hyundai was impounded for a safety check.
The tractor-trailer was inspected at the scene by officers from the Motor Carrier Safety Section.


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