Police: 1 killed, 3 injured in multi-car crash on Sunrise Highway
Authorities say one person was killed and three others were injured in a seven-vehicle crash between Broadway and Lincoln Boulevard on Sunrise Highway in Sayville.
Police say a 911 call came in for the incident at 4:35 a.m.
The damaged vehicles and car parts were strewn along a 700-foot stretch of Sunrise Highway in the westbound lanes near Exit 50A. One of the vehicles was overturned.
Officers say four people were rushed to a hospital. Police say the operator of a 2002 Toyota Celica, Kelvin Saula-Bueno, 22, of Bay Shore, was pronounced dead at Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue.
Police say they are currently looking for the driver of a 2012 Mazda who fled the scene.
The westbound lanes near Exit 50 were shut down for several hours during the investigation. However, all Sunrise Highway lanes have since been reopened.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crash to call Major Case at 631-852-6553 or Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.