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Teenage student seriously injured in Commack crash, police say

Suffolk police investigate a crash in Commack on

Suffolk police investigate a crash in Commack on Friday that seriously injured a 16-year-old pedestrian. Credit: Christopher Sabella

A teenage pedestrian was seriously injured Friday evening in a crash in Commack, police said.

George Geevarghese, 69, of Commack, was driving a 2003 Jaguar X-Type south on Kings Park Road near Elder Drive when he hit the teenager, who may have been crossing the road from east to west, around 7:20 p.m., Suffolk County police said in a news release Saturday. 

The pedestrian, a 16-year-old boy from China who is studying in the United States and lives in Commack, was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital in serious but stable condition, police said. Geevarghese stayed at the scene and was not injured.

There was no update on the teen’s condition on Saturday morning, police said. No charges had been filed by Saturday morning.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452 or Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477.

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