Driver loses control out of driveway, child hurt

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A driver backing out of a Brentwood driveway lost control and plowed into a house Thursday afternoon, sending a child passenger to the hospital, Suffolk police said.

The driver, a 35-year-old woman in a Honda Odyssey van, was leaving from a Gibson Avenue property about 4:30 p.m. when she crashed into a house on Nolin Street, police said. Gibson Avenue and Nolin Street have a T-shaped intersection, police said.

A 5-year-old boy in the van was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he was treated for minor injuries, police said. No one else was injured in the crash.

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Brentwood firefighters and Islip Town building inspectors and fire marshals also responded to the scene, police said. No citations or charges were issued, police said.

No other details were available.

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