Cops: Driver airlifted after Bayport crash

Firefighters respond to the scene of a one-car Firefighters respond to the scene of a one-car accident after a driver's car overturned on Nicolls Road in Bayport early Monday. The extent of the injuries was not known, but police said the victim was "alert and conscious" during an airlift to Stony Brook University Hospital. (April 29, 2013) Photo Credit: Robert Garofalo

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A man was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after his car overturned early Monday on Nicolls Road in Bayport, police said.

The one-car accident occurred at 2:41 a.m., Suffolk County police said.

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Police closed Nicolls between Montauk Highway and Church Street until 3:45 a.m.

The extent of the injuries was not known, but police said the victim was "alert and conscious" during the airlift -- and said the injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

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