The West Babylon Fire Department was alerted for an MVA with a reported car into a house at Hamlin and Little East Neck Roads just after 0300 on September 1, 2023. Units arrived and found that a midsize SUV with four occupants lost control on Little East Neck Road and went off the road. The SUV struck a parked compact car in a neighboring driveway, then continued into the rear yard of the Hamlin Avenue home and crashed through the rear of the garage causing substantial damage to the two-story home. The East Farmingdale Fire Company was requested to the scene for their Technical Rescue Team for a shoring operation. The affected area was stabilized, and the utilities to the house were secured. The SUV was a stolen vehicle that had refused to pull over for police prior to the accident. The 18-year-old driver suffered serious injuries, another 18-year old and two 15-year-olds had minor injuries. All were transported to a local hospital, there were no injuries to anyone in the house. Company 4 Captain C. McGraw was in charge of the scene.

– Fire News photos by Paul Mazza