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4 dead in head-on crash on Long Island; baby survives collision

Posted at 4:00 AM, Jul 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-05 08:18:08-04

YAPHANK, N.Y. – Four people were killed and two survived, including a baby, after a violent head-on crash, police confirmed Tuesday.

Suffolk County police received a call of collision in Yaphank Middle Island Road and Rustic Road at 10:46 p.m. Monday.

An investigation found that a light blue pick-up truck traveling southbound on Yaphank Middle Island when the driver lost control and went into the northbound lane, striking a black Nissan Altima, police said.

The driver of the pick-up truck and three occupants of the second car are dead, according to authorities. A fourth passenger and baby in the car survived the collision.

The adult was taken to Brookhaven Hospital in serious condition. Meanwhile, the infant has no injuries and was taken to Stonybrook University Hospital.