For Immediate Release
Friday, November 10, 2017
Incident: Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash
Location: Middle Country Road, Lake Grove, New York
Date/Time: Thursday, November 9, 2017 at approximately 6 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a motorcyclist last night.  


Connor Popolo was operating a 2014 BMW motorcycle westbound on Middle Country Road when he was struck by a 1997 Toyota driven by Natalie Maldonado at approximately 6 p.m. last night. Maldonado was traveling eastbound and attempting to make a left turn into the Smith Haven Mall.


Popolo, 23, of Nesconset, was transported by Nesconset Fire Department Ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries.  Maldonado, 23, of Brentwood, was not injured.


Both vehicles were impounded for a safety check.


Anyone with information is asked to call the Fourth Squad at (631) 854-8452.

Authority: Timothy D. Sini, Commissioner 17-658035
Suffolk County Police Department

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