A driver was seriously injured in Huntington Station early Friday morning when he hit a utility pole.
The Suffolk County Police Department said the man had been driving south on New York Avenue in a 1991 Mazda SUV at about 2:20 a.m. when his car left the road and hit the pole, just north of Schwab Road.
The man was brought to Huntington Hospital with serious injuries, then transferred to North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset.
Police identified the victim as 50-year-old West Babylon resident Giovanni Saccente.
Detectives from the SCPD’s 2nd Squad are investigating the case, and the Mazda was impounded for a safety check.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call detectives at 631-854-8252 or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 800-220-TIPS.
Story last updated on Friday, Aug. 28, at 1:15 p.m.