Just after midnight on October 28, 2016, the Lindenhurst Fire Department was alerted for an MVA with reported entrapment at North Wellwood Avenue and Ithaca Street. A sedan struck and SUV head on, leaving the sedan driver heavily pinned and seriously injured. Engine 1-6-1 Heavy Rescue 1-6-5 Ambulance 1-6-17 and North Lindenhurst Heavy Rescue and Ambulance also responded. The extrication took approximately 35 minutes. Both drivers were transported to Good Samaritan Hospital; the driver of the SUV suffered several fractures. Second Assistant Chief Santoli was in charge of the scene.

– Fire News photo by Paul Mazza