Cops: Busy Riverhead road reopens after accident

Middle Country Road in Riverhead has reopened, after being closed earlier due to a car accident, police said Monday night.

Riverhead police said a man was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital by a Suffolk County Police Department helicopter after a single motor vehicle accident about 7 p.m. The man was alert and conscious, police said.

The road had been closed east of Edwards Avenue.

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