Two-Car Accident Shuts Down Part of Route 109

A two-car accident closed Route 109 between Wellwood Avenue and Straight Path on Saturday night.

A two-car collision caused a part of Route 109 to be shut down on the West Babylon/North Lindenhurst border on Saturday around 11 p.m.

According to a few eyewitnesses at the scene, a maroon Saturn sedan jumped the median at Third Avenue after traveling in the South-/Eastbound lanes across the roadway and collided with a tan vehicle heading the opposite direction.

The tan vehicle appeared to hit the Saturn on the passenger's side, flipping it over and destroying much of the tan car's front, they said.

The West Babylon Fire Department and Suffolk County Police Department responded to the accident, and were on scene until after 11:45 p.m., clearing up the July 28 accident.

At least two people were taken away from the scene in ambulances.

The roadway was shut down from Wellwood Avenue to Straight Path.

No immediate official word has been given on the cause of the crash or the status of the drivers.


Stay with Patch as we find out more information about this car accident.

Mike October 22, 2012 at 05:23 AM
I read everyday that somebody die or got disabled due to car accidents, this became a really serious issues. Car accidents caused by irresponsible drivers are really destroying the peace of mind, I was reading this blog about car accidents statistics and went through the world health organization report related to cars accident, and was shocked when i read that approximately 1.3 million people die each year on the world's roads, this is really too much. Read the report here http://www.catchacrash.com/blog/post/2012/07/28/Global-status-report-on-road-safety-2009.aspx We should really use the cars not as killing tools and just use them right and for the purpose that they were created for


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