Cops: Driver hits home after 'medical episode'

A man lost control of his car, crashing through a fence and into a house in West Babylon, after suffering what police called "a medical episode" early Tuesday morning.

The driver, identified as Joseph Bonner, 27, of West Babylon, was not injured -- but was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for precautionary reasons.

Two residents of the home were not injured, either, Suffolk County police said.


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The accident occurred on Phoenix Road at 12:35 a.m.

Police said that a medical problem Bonner caused him to lose control of his 2003 Infiniti, struck the fence, crossed the lawn and crashed into a sunroom attached to the home.

No charges were filed, and police said the main structure of the home was undamaged.

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