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North Babylon woman seriously hurt in Deer Park crash, police say

Suffolk County police and rescue personnel at the

Suffolk County police and rescue personnel at the scene of a two-vehicle crash that seriously injured a woman in Deer Park late Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. Photo Credit: Brian Thomas

Suffolk County police said they are investigating a two-vehicle crash that seriously injured a woman in Deer Park late Sunday.

Catherine Beaumont was driving a 2014 Toyota Prius north on the shoulder of Deer Park Avenue and attempted to make a U-turn when her car collided with a 2013 Hyundai Genesis at 11:47 p.m., according to a news release.

Beaumont, 48, of North Babylon, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. Her husband, Paul Beaumont, 53, who was a passenger, was taken to the same hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the Hyundai, Joseph Echel, 19, of Deer Park, was not injured.

Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks.

Anyone with information can call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.

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