RONKONKOMA, NY (OnSachem.com / OnTownMedia.com) — Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured two teenagers—and hurt three other teens—in Ronkonkoma last night, police said this morning.
Ruben Jaden was driving a 2003 BMW 325i westbound on Parr Drive when he made a right turn on Rosevale Avenue and was struck by a northbound 2020 Ford F150 driven by Alec Mislin at approximately 10:55 p.m., according to police.
Two passengers in the backseat of the BMW, Gianna Ruttola, 15, of Lake Grove, and Michael Halderman, 16, of Wyandanch, were transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
Mislin, 25, Jaden, 18, and two other passengers in the BMW, a 15-year-old female and a 17-year-old male, all of Ronkonkoma, were treated at the same hospital for minor injuries, police said.
Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks.
Detectives ask anyone with information on the crash to contact the Fourth Squad 631-854-8452.