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Overturned truck strews garbage on Bayport road

Suffolk County police and the Holbrook Fire Department

Suffolk County police and the Holbrook Fire Department respond to an overturned truck on the Sunrise Highway service road in Bayport on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. Photo Credit: Stringer News

A College Hunks Hauling Junk truck overturned in Bayport Sunday afternoon, strewing paper, clothing and other household items onto the roadway, Suffolk County Police said.

The driver lost control of the vehicle at about 4:25 p.m. as he was leaving eastbound Veterans Memorial Highway to merge onto the Sunrise Highway service road, Assistant Suffolk Police Commissioner Justin Meyers said in a news release. The vehicle then overturned, Meyers said.

The driver and two passengers, all employees of College Hunks, were taken by the Holbrook Fire Department to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in Patchogue with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, he said.


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