UPDATE: Victim Identified in Robert Moses Causeway Car Wreck


SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY – The victim in the fatal car wreck on the Robert Moses Causeway has recently been identified. The crash occurred around 6:40 AM on Thursday on the southbound portion of the bridge in Suffolk County.

Three-vehicles crashed into one another that morning, killing one and sending two others to the hospital with injuries. 19-year-old Jayden Kelly was driving a 2002 Toyota Corolla and was airlifted to Stony Brook Hospital where he died of his injuries.

Idalecia Caleho was the operator of 2004 Ford F-150 and was sent to Good Samaritan Hospital with internal injuries, while Kristin Kostik, driving a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, was sent to the hospital but was later released.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family during this difficult time.

Disclaimer: This post should not be construed as legal advice. The injury lawyers of Finz & Finz, P.C., regularly update our readers on the latest news in New York and Long Island to make our community safer. We are committed to helping those who’ve been hurt in accidents in our community know what to do to keep themselves and their families safe, and if you’ve been injured in an accident, we can help.

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