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Teen Driver Flips Her Car in Montauk

Thu, 02/29/2024 - 11:11

A 16-year-old girl from Massachusetts accidentally hit the gas pedal too hard while making a three-point turn on South Essex Street near South Etna Avenue in Montauk on Feb. 20, causing her minivan to crash through a split-rail fence, drop off an eight-foot ledge, and land upside down.

According to the accident report, the driver and two of her passengers, a 49-year-old woman and a 12-year-old girl, were taken by ambulance to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. They were conscious but complaining of pain, and the driver had minor bleeding. A third passenger, a 52-year-old woman, was uninjured.

Marshall and Sons towed the car, which was estimated to have sustained more than $1,000 in damage.

Drivers Face Felony Charges

East Hampton Town police have levied felony charges against three drivers on local roads within the last two weeks.

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On the Police Logs 04.11.24

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On the Police Logs 04.04.24

A 48-year-old Brooklyn man was seen and heard knocking on doors at Daunt’s Albatross Motel at around 1 a.m. Saturday, and police were summoned. The man was discovered to have an active arrest warrant out of New York Police Department jurisdiction. He was taken to the railroad station to catch the next westbound train.

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On the Police Logs 03.28.24

At his house in East Hampton Village, a 61-year-old man dropped a lighted cigarette on the floor, sparking a minor fire-and-smoke situation. The fire chief described the extent of the damage as “smoldering clothing.”

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