Car Slams Into Pole in Lake Ronkonkoma

Driver escapes serious injury in crash on Ronkonkoma Avenue.

A single-car crash in Lake Ronkonkoma Tuesday afternoon landed the driver in the hospital.

The driver, who suffered only "very minor injuries," according to police on the scene, was in a black Nissan Maxima when the car left the road and hit a telephone pole on Ronkonkoma Avenue. 

The accident occurred shortly after 3 p.m. just south of Division Road. The was called to the scene to cut the driver from the vehicle. No one else was in the car at the time.

The investigation is continuing.

Susan April 04, 2012 at 02:23 PM
Ai Yai Yai!
John Cosgrove April 04, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Great comments by all. Susan you summed it up with those simple three words. Texting now accounts for more highway deaths/ accidents the drinking.. YESS! Anyone who drives more than 10 mins at a time will see some young kid texting. Last night I'm ata light near Hollbrook C.C I see a young lady, no more than 19 stopped at a Green light.. texting away.. with a Infant ( Ahh yes Teen mom jokes)..and smoking.. I yelled at her " Texting with your baby in the car" her response mind your own F-ing business"
Dawn Hart April 04, 2012 at 06:53 PM
I have to dis agree with one part of this statement. It is NOT just kids texting !!!!! I don't even think you have to drive 5 minutes without seeing someone texting. I was on a field trip with my son last year. We were on a school bus and decided to look out the window and count how many we saw. ASTOUNDING !!! and to be honest very scary. I have said somethng on many occassions. However, there is an alarming amount of adults that should "know better"...but obviously, do not.
John Cosgrove April 04, 2012 at 09:37 PM
...all ages I agree. Start handing out tickets, and let the fines be in line with those who get DWI's is a good start
MIKE sMITH May 07, 2012 at 12:39 AM
Oh how i miss the good old day's in Holbrook...


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