Man rescued from car after Centereach crash

The driver of this car was cut free

The driver of this car was cut free using hydraulic tools after the vehicle crashed into a tree on Nichols Road. The Holtsville and Farmingville fire departments came to the scene, and the driver, who was not identified, was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital. (Aug. 10,2013) (Credit: Robert Garofalo)

A man was rescued from his burning car Saturday night after it crashed into a tree in Centereach Saturday night, Suffolk police said.

The crash, at Nichols Road, just south of Portion Road, was reported at 9:15 p.m., police said.

Holtsville and Farmingville fire departments responded, officials said. The unidentified man was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. There was no one else in the car.

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