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Seven Taken to the Hospital

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 09:25

Two accidents on local roads last Thursday resulted in ambulance rides for several drivers and passengers.

At about 2 p.m. that day, two work vehicles collided at the corner of Queen’s Lane and Amagansett Drive East in East Hampton. John P. Guanga of Hampton Bays, 26, driving a 2017 Ford pickup truck registered to a local masonry business, claimed that the other driver, B.A. Mendozaespinoza of Shirley, 22, had run a stop sign. However, Ms. Mendozaespinoza, driving a 2009 Honda van registered to a Southampton construction company, said she did stop but just didn’t see Mr. Guanga approaching.

Both drivers were taken by ambulance to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, Mr. Guanga complaining of pain in his shoulder and Ms. Mendozaespinoza complaining of pain in her arm. George Miller towed both vehicles to Fireplace Auto Collision for service.

A little over four hours later, at the corner of Route 114 and Red Fox Lane, an alleged stop-short situation resulted in five people taken to the same hospital. Tamy E. Alvaradotanguila of East Hampton, 38, driving a 2013 Nissan, claimed that the 2024 Chevrolet minivan in front of her, driven by Erika Padilla, 45, also of East Hampton, had stopped short, leaving her without enough room to brake all the way. Ms. Padilla said she’d already been stopped in traffic when the collision occurred.

Ms. Alvaradotanguila was not injured, but Ms. Padilla and her four passengers, ranging from 6 to 64 years old, all complained of pain and were transported to the hospital for evaluation. Both drivers received traffic tickets for minor violations. C.S.

 

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