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SUV burns on Copiague lawn after 4-vehicle collision, Suffolk police say 

Multiple fire departments and ambulances responded to the

Multiple fire departments and ambulances responded to the accident at Dixon Avenue and Greta Neck Road Wednesday night.   Credit: Paul Mazza

A four-vehicle crash on Great Neck Road in Copiague on Wednesday night ended with an SUV "fully engulfed in flames" on a homeowner's property, police said.

All four drivers escaped serious injury, though they all were taken to local hospitals, Suffolk police said.

The approximately 8:39 p.m. collisions near Dixon Avenue began when a Chevrolet SUV, driven by an adult, rear-ended the vehicle in front.

That caused a chain reaction and two more vehicles were rear-ended, police said.

"The Chevrolet veered off the road, coming to a stop on a residential property and became fully engulfed in flames," the police said.

"Multiple" fire departments and ambulances responded, they said.

None of the drivers' identities were released.

CORRECTION: A previous headline on this story misstated the circumstances of the crash.

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