6 Hurt in Melville Crash; Driver Flees

Six people were hurt early Sunday morning in a two-car crash in Melville, Suffolk County police said. The driver of one of the cars fled the scene.

Police said a man driving a Mercedes Benz sedan east on Wilmington Drive near Chiswell Drive veered and crashed head on into a limousine in the westbound lane at about 1:35 a.m. The Mercedes driver fled but was seen being picked up by someone driving a dark sedan immediately after the crash.

The driver of the limo and all five of its passengers were taken to local hospitals for treatment. The limo is owned by Limos Long Island of Westbury.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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