For Immediate Release
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Incident: Motorcyclist Killed in Crash
Location: Middle Country Road and Eastwood Boulevard, Centereach
Date/Time: Monday, October 1, 2018 at approximately 8:05 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Centereach last night.


Steven Benjamin was operating a 2004 KTM motorcycle westbound on Middle Country Road when he collided with a 2010 Jeep Liberty that had been travelling eastbound on Middle Country Road and was making a left turn onto Eastwood Boulevard at approximately 8:05 p.m.


Benjamin, 26, of Selden, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Jeep, a 17-year-old female from Selden, remained at the scene and was not injured.


The motorcycle and the Jeep were impounded for safety checks. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.


Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-564767
Suffolk County Police Department

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