Suffolk police: Motorcyclist seriously hurt in Bay Shore crash

Investigators say it happened on Fifth Avenue near Spur Drive South shortly after 11:30 a.m.

Roberto Torres

Jun 15, 2024, 9:32 PM

Updated 27 days ago

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Suffolk police say a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash late Saturday morning in Bay Shore.
Investigators say it happened on Fifth Avenue near Spur Drive South shortly after 11:30 a.m. near an exit ramp to the Southern State Parkway.
According to detectives, the driver of a 2006 Chrysler minivan was exiting a parking lot and attempted to turn northbound on Fifth Avenue when it struck a 2021 Suzuki motorcycle.
Fifth Avenue was closed for about two hours.
The motorcyclist identified as 32-year-old Anthony Dees, of Central Islip, was taken to South Shore University Hospital with serious injuires.
The driver of the minivan was not hurt, according to police.
Police ask anyone with information on the crash to call the Suffolk County Police Third Squad at 631-854-8352.


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