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Bicyclist Airlifted After Crash

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 07:26

Joseph Serino of Manhattan, 66, was riding his bicycle on Toilsome Lane in East Hampton Saturday when he was struck by a 2005 Mercedes-Benz driven by Ty Olszewski of East Hampton. Village police said Mr. Serino was incoherent and bleeding severely from his head when they arrived. An ambulance was called, and he was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital at midday. The hospital had not released details on his condition as of Tuesday.

That evening, also in East Hampton Village, Manuel Rodriguez Merchan of Albuquerque, driving a 2006 Honda on Montauk Highway near Toilsome Lane, did not stop in time to avoid rear-ending a 2008 Hyundai driven by R.L. Sciortino Jr., 52, of Sunnyside. The Hyundai in turn ran into a 2010 Mazda ahead of him, driven by Hugo Quinche Pereira, 41, of Southampton. Mr. Pereira complained of whiplash causing neck pain, and Mr. Sciortino of back pain, but neither required medical attention at the scene.

In Springs last Thursday night, as he was turning left from Springs-Fireplace Road onto Fort Pond Boulevard, John Mezzina, 71, of East Hampton, failed to see a southbound 2016 Hyundai driven by M. Jacomeescudero, and struck its front right side. Mr. Mezzina complained of chest pain. Dereck Sanchez, Mr. Jacomeescudero's 11-year-old passenger, complained of pain in his stomach, but both declined medical attention.


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