Up to date- 5:20 p.m.: Riverhead Police have recognized the person killed in the crash this morning on Seem Avenue as Salvatore Pinello. Police did not present his age or place of home.
Police explained Pinello was functioning a 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck, towing an enclosed trailer when his vehicle and trailer overturned and burst into flames. His passenger, Salvatore Martino, whose age and put of residence was also nor disclosed, was capable to escape from the car or truck just before it caught hearth, law enforcement explained.
The car was absolutely engulfed when police responded to a 9:05 a.m. 911 simply call, in accordance to a press launch issued by law enforcement late this afternoon. Pinello was trapped within, police mentioned.
The Riverhead Fireplace Office responded and extinguished the hearth. The Riverhead Detective Division responded to investigate the crash. The New York Point out Accident Reconstruction Staff and the Suffolk County Law enforcement Department Unexpected emergency Providers Division also responded to assist with the investigation, police stated in the release.
The investigation is ongoing. Police request any person who may have witnessed the incident to make contact with the Riverhead Law enforcement Office at 631-727-4500. All phone calls will remain private, police reported.
One particular person was killed and another wounded this morning immediately after a landscaping truck on Seem Ave. flipped around and burst into flames, in accordance to law enforcement.
No other motor vehicles were being concerned in the crash, which transpired amongst Roanoke and Horton Avenues.
A pickup truck towing a landscaping trailer was traveling down Seem Ave. just before 9:15 a.m. when it flipped above and burst into flames, according to witnesses.
The truck and trailer were both of those absolutely engulfed when law enforcement and fireplace officials arrived.
The driver was trapped in the truck and died, according to officers on scene. Aside from the driver, the truck had a single other passenger, who escaped from the burning truck with injuries but refused transport to the healthcare facility, officials claimed.
The result in of the crash was not promptly distinct.
Seem Avenue will be shut in both of those directions between Roanoke and Horton Avenues for most of the working day as the state’s collision reconstruction unit conducts an investigation.
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