2 children critically injured after SUVs collide in Suffolk County


LAKE GROVE, LONG ISLAND, NY – A car crash on Long Island Tuesday afternoon left two young children critically injured, reports Newsday.

Two SUVs were involved in the collision on Middle Country Road in Lake Grove at about 2:30 p.m. Suffolk County Police said 40-year-old Andreia Gaynor of Farmingville was driving a Chevrolet Traverse west on Middle Country Road when she attempted to make a left turn into a parking lot just before Hawkins Road and crashed into an eastbound Nissan Rogue.

There were five children in the Traverse. Two of them, ages 3 and 7, were taken to Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition. Gaynor and the three other children were hospitalized with injuries that were not regarded as life-threatening.

The driver of the Rogue, 22-year-old Sungeethah Subramaniam of Selden, also sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Police impounded the two vehicles for safety checks. Anyone with information regarding the crash was asked to contact the Suffolk County Police Department’s Fourth Squad.

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