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1 injured in Farmingville hit-run crash, Suffolk police say

A motorist fled the scene of this Farmingville

A motorist fled the scene of this Farmingville crash in which Suffolk police said one person was injured Tuesday. Photo Credit: Christopher Sabella

One motorist was hospitalized with minor injuries and another motorist fled the scene after their vehicles collided Tuesday night in Farmingville, police said.

A 2003 Ford Escape was southbound on South Bicycle Path near Norwood Avenue at 9:17 p.m. when it was struck from the side by a 2002 Jeep Liberty, Suffolk County police said.

The driver of the Escape was taken to St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, police said, and the driver of the Jeep fled the scene on foot before officers arrived, police said.

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