UPDATE: Motorcyclist, Car Collide in Front of Sayville Stop & Shop

Incident happened around 10:30 a.m. Friday morning near the entrance to the grocery store.

A vehicle and motorcycle collided late Friday morning at an entrance into the Stop and Shop shopping center in Sayville. Police were first on the scene as were local medical responders.

The injured male lay facedown on the roadway as community ambulance responders and police officers began medical triage. An elderly woman was the sole occupant in car involved in the collision. The motorcycle hit the passenger side of the small sedan.

The Sayville Fire Department responded within minutes of the scene.

According to Suffolk Police, the female driver of the vehicle was not injured and the male motorcyclist was taken to Southside Hospital for treatment of a broken bone.

Jessica Hollman Boyle April 13, 2012 at 03:20 PM
I just have to wonder that I am seeing these pictures and hoping the family was notified first - I think seeing their loved one on Patch before they even know would be quite a shock... I hope the guy is OK...
Tony Russo April 13, 2012 at 03:29 PM
Have some respect and drop the closeups of the victim, terrible if his family has to find out this way. There is a fine line in photojournalism and the Patch crosses it at will!!!
Vin April 14, 2012 at 09:56 AM
I agree with Tony, Where are the pictures of the woman who was driving the car. The story sounds a little one sided. People need to have more respect for motorcycle riders, with today's economy there will be a lot more on the road.
Lucy Fenech April 16, 2012 at 04:06 PM
Actually, first on scene was Louis Fenech, the owner of Royal Holiday Travel, who is also a volunteer with the Civil Air Patrol. He secured the scene, steering traffic around the accident, and helped both accident victims until the police and ambulance arrived. He is clearly visible in the above photos. Good job, Lou!


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