Wendy Schober, 39, of Miller Place was the driver of the 2009 Chevy Trail Blazer. She was later arrested at and charged with DWI. Reports indicated Schober was traveling westbound on Route 25A before she crashed. Her injuries are unknown.
Three people operating separate vehicles miraculously sustained non-life threatening injuries in a crash on the Echo Avenue and Route 25A merge in Mt. Sinai shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday.
The Mt. Sinai Fire Department and the Port Jefferson Volunteer Ambulance Corps. (PJVAC) received reports over their emergency pagers stating the one vehicle was overturned and there were pinned occupants.
At the scene, a Chevy Trail Blazer lay on its side, the female occupant trapped with an ankle injury, according to a volunteer firefighter from another fire department who stopped at the scene to assist. Another vehicle, a black Saturn Ion, had its engine visible due to major front end damage. The occupant was also pinned inside the vehicle. A sedan with minor damage was also involved.
PJVAC Chief Jay Lazerus said all occupants suffered from leg injuries and were transported to Stony Brook University Medical Center, and St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson.
“All fire and ambulance personnel operated smoothly,” Lazerus said.