Woman Seriously Injured in Jericho Turnpike Collision

A Melville woman was seriously injured Monday in a two-car collision on Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station.

Suffolk County Police said that Rebecca DeWitt was driving a 2021 Honda south on Schiller Avenue when she attempted to turn left onto Jericho Turnpike. Her vehicle was struck by a 2022 BMW driven west on Jericho by Marianne Bagatta.

The crash occurred at 5:15 p.m., police said.

DeWitt, 22,  was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital via Suffolk County Police helicopter with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Bagatta, 44, of Huntington Station, was not injured.

The two vehicles were impounded for safety checks.

Suffolk County Second Precinct detectives are investigating.




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