A 17-year old male was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in a Friday afternoon car crash that sent a 75-year-old man to the hospital in a helicopter.
The accident shut down Route 25A for nearly an hour.
According to Suffolk County Police, the call for the accident came in just before 2:20 p.m. The accident occurred near the intersection of Route 25A and Fairway Drive, just west of Rocky Point center.
Police said the 75-year-old was pulling out of Fairway Drive onto Route 25A when he was broadsided by the teenager, who was driving eastbound.
The man was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center.
Friday's accident was the second to shut down Route 25A in three days in the Miller Place-Rocky Point area. On Wednesday night, a struck another vehicle,
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