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Police: 4 flee scene of SUV crash in North Babylon

Four people fled the scene of a crash

Four people fled the scene of a crash Sunday, July 16, 2017, on Phelps Lane in North Babylon, Suffolk County police said. Photo Credit: Joseph Cassano

Police are searching for four people who fled a crash scene Sunday night in North Babylon, hopping into another vehicle and driving off.

Suffolk County police said the incident occurred on Phelps Lane at about 9:10 p.m.

The four were all traveling in a dark-colored SUV that crashed into a tree, causing heavy damage to the left front-end of the vehicle. Following the crash, police said, witnesses told them four people fled the SUV and jumped into a car — fleeing the scene.

Additional details were not immediately available.

The SUV was impounded, police said.

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