(Oakdale, NY) Three teenagers were seriously injured when their 1998 Ford Mustang crossed from the northbound to the southbound lanes and then struck a telephone pole in Oakdale at 11:19 last night.
The accident happened on Locust Avenue south of Bourne Boulevard. James Conway, 18 and his rear seat passenger Jessica Napolitano 18, both of Oakdale, had to be cut out of the vehicle by the West Sayville Fire Department. A third passenger, Conal Orgonas, 17, of Bohemia was ejected from the car.
According to police the accident took place south of Bourne Boulevard.
The victims were treated at the scene and transported by the Community Ambulance Company of Sayville to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where they are all listed in serious condition.
Police are investigating whether wet road conditions may have contributed to the cause of the crash. The car was impounded for a safety check.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crash to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.