Four People Injured, One Seriously, in Motor Vehicle Crash

Incident: Four People Injured, One Seriously, in Motor Vehicle Crash

Location: NorthboundNicolls Road, near Patchogue-Holbrook Road, Holbrook

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at approximately 12:35 a.m.

Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that injured four people, one seriously, in Holbrook early this morning.

Rose Dresher was driving a 2009 Toyota Corolla northbound on Nicolls Road, near Patchogue-Holbrook Road, when her vehicle struck a northbound 2001 Toyota Camry driven by Manuel Cepeda at approximately 12:35 a.m. The crash caused the Camry to completely overturn.

A 56-year-old Coram man, a front-seat passenger in the Camry, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. Dresher, 22, of Centereach, as well as Cepeda, 57, of Port Jefferson Station, and a 28-year-old Holbrook man, a backseat passenger in the Camry, were transported to Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks.