Seven people were injured, one fatally, in a three-car accident along Pulaski Road in Fort Salonga Saturday evening, Suffolk County Police said.
Gregory Henig, 53, of Holbrook, was driving his 2005 Honda southbound on Meadow Glen Road when police said his vehicle struck a 2008 Honda, driven by Jennifer Snyder, 41, of Huntington Station, which was travelling westbound on Pulaski Road.
Snyder's car then struck an eastbound 1994 Buick driven by David Deleon, 30, of Brentwood, according to police. The crash happened at approximately 6:42 p.m.
Snyder and two passengers in her vehicle, sister Emily Snyder, 29, and Emily’s son Finn Egan, 4, were transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. Finn Egan, of Manhattan, was pronounced dead at 10:36 p.m.
Henig was transported to Huntington Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Deleon was transported to Huntington Hospital and released. Two passengers in his vehicle were transported to St. Catherine of Sienna Medical Center and released.
There is no traffic signal at the intersection of Pulaski and Meadow Glen roads.
Police said as of Sunday afternoon the investigation is ongoing.
All three vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing. Suffolk Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this crash to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452. All calls will be kept confidential.
The crash marked the third fatal accident of the weekend in Suffolk. A Friday night was found dead in Lake Ronkonkoma and a on the Great South Bay Saturday morning.