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Driver crashes in Selden, takes out mailboxes, cops say

Police said two cars crashed on Sunday afternoon,

Police said two cars crashed on Sunday afternoon, April 2, 2017 on Blue Point Road at Ferndale Avenue in Selden. A male driver received two summonses, police said.  Credit: Christopher Sabella

A driver was issued summonses Sunday for being behind the wheel with a suspended license after he crashed his vehicle into another car and then struck two mailboxes and a fire hydrant in Selden, Suffolk County police said.

The 31-year-old man from Selden, whose name was not released, was driving a 2013 Chrysler at 3:12 p.m., Suffolk police said in a statement.

A woman driving a 2004 Nissan northbound on Blue Point Road was trying to make a left turn onto Ferndale Avenue, police said. The Chrysler was also traveling northbound and tried to pass the Nissan when they collided.

The Chrysler went on to hit the mailboxes and fire hydrant, knocking the hydrant into the street.

The woman, 76, of Ronkonkoma, was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with minor injuries, police said. Two children in the Nissan, ages 12 and 14, were not hurt.

The male driver was not injured, police said. He received two summons, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after having a suspended license and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, police said.

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