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Holbrook Teen Seriously Injured in Crash

Police say 19-year-old is in critical condition at Stony Brook University Medical Center.

Suffolk Police are investigating a crash that has left a 19-year-old Holbrook native in critical condition tonight.

According to authorities, Nicholas Demaio, 19, was driving his 1997 Ford Escort northbound on Nicolls Road when he apparently lost control and careered across the grass median at 2:30 p.m. Friday. The vehicle flipped several times before it came to a stop in the southbound lanes of the road.

Demaio was rushed to Stony Brook Hospital where he is listed in critical condition. There were no other vehicles involved in the crash.

The Escort was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is ongoing. Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the Fifth Precinct at (631) 854-8552. All calls will be kept confidential.

Sharon A. September 28, 2012 at 11:39 PM
My thought and prayers are with him
Tricia September 29, 2012 at 01:05 AM
Ditto
Ryan M September 29, 2012 at 01:50 AM
I was one of the first people on the scene and my heart goes out to his family and friends. At age 13 I was in an automotive accident and rushed to stony brook by helicopter i had too be revived. I know and understand what him and his family are going to go through first hand. Prayers are needed for this young man and his family.
Brittany L September 29, 2012 at 01:55 AM
My boyfriend and I witnessed this entire thing, I pray for him and his family.
Marie C September 29, 2012 at 04:02 PM
I hope he is OK. When I heard they closed Nicolls road both ways I was concerned. Prayers to him and his family.
Alexa C September 29, 2012 at 08:52 PM
Unfortunately, Nick has passed away and will be in our thoughts and memories forever. R.I.P.
S September 29, 2012 at 11:04 PM
Oh I am so sorry for Nick's family (((hugs))).
Russ September 29, 2012 at 11:07 PM
Prayers and thoughts to his family and friends. So sad.
Christina Lorefice Rivera September 29, 2012 at 11:49 PM
I am so sorry for his loss. so sad! i saw the car on my way home last night and knew it couldn't be good. My prayers for his family!!!
Jeremy Corcino September 30, 2012 at 01:05 AM
I'm his best friend someone please tell me how this happened text me at 16462558165 my name is Jeremy and I just really need to know
Matthew Adimando September 30, 2012 at 01:10 AM
I'm nicks cousin, sadly he passed earlier I will remember all memories :(
Joan Ryan September 30, 2012 at 02:04 AM
So sorry for your loss.
S September 30, 2012 at 02:52 AM
Oh Jeremy and Matthew my heart breaks for you guys right now (((hugs)))
B funk September 30, 2012 at 01:12 PM
Went too school with this guy. I might not of known him really well but i will say he was a very respectfull responcable guy. My condolences too his family and friends. I know how it feelss for someone too be taken from uou
Going, 9170 September 30, 2012 at 01:49 PM
Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crash to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552. All calls will be kept confidential.
Paula Apesa September 30, 2012 at 08:15 PM
Ryan, did you see how the accident happened?, I am Nicholas' aunt., please help us to understand how this happened!
Pat Mallanda October 03, 2012 at 03:17 PM
My son, Michael, was one of his best friends. Our family is so very sorry and sad and his family has our deepest sympathy. Love, The Mallanda Family

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