A car accidenthappened on Thursday, April second, 2009. The accident was located in Central Islip, New York. Reports this New York Injury Lawyer
At about eleven p.m. on Thursday night, Kevin Hernandez-Pinto, 17I, of Cental Islip, was driving south when he crashed into a taxicab traveling west. He was driving a 1994 Toyota Camry and the taxi was a 1999 Ford Crown Victoria. After hitting the cab driven by Christopher Jackson, 33, of Central Islip, another car, a 2007 Mazda, hit Hernandez-Pinto’s vehicle. The Mazda was being conducted by Marcia Ledwidge, 46, of Central Islip. The crash took place at the cross between Suffolk Avenue and Church Street. Reports this New York
After the crash occurred, Hernandez-Pinto was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore by ambulance along with the three other passengers in his vehicle. The 3 passengers all had non-life-threatening wounds but Hernandez-Pinto passed away. Two of the passengers in the car attend Central Islip High School. One student is a freshman and the other a sophomore at the alternative school at Reed Middle School. Hernandez-Pinto was an eleventh grader at the alternative school. Hernandez-Pinto’s family is very upset by their loss and a crisis team will be going to the school to discuss the situation with the students.
Jackson and a passenger in the taxicab were also taken to the Southside Hospital. They received back and neck damages but were treated for their injuries. Ledwidge was escorted to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for non-life-threatening injuries.
All three automobiles underwent safety checks and the investigation is still in the process.
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