Man Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash in Commack

A Brentwood man was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a two-car crash in Commack, Suffolk police said.

Freddy Roth was traveling east on Jericho Turnpike when his Nissan Rogue was struck by a Buick Regal driven by Maria Kopping. She was attempting to make a right turn from Veterans Memorial Highway onto Jericho, about 50 feet west of Ruth Boulevard, police said. Roth’s vehicle flipped onto its side and slid into the rear of a 2017 GMC pickup truck stopped in the eastbound turning lane of Jericho Turnpike. The pickup truck then struck the rear of a 2010 Honda.

Roth, 25, was airlifted via Suffolk County Police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries. There were no other injuries.

The accident occurred about 2:25 p.m.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.

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