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Teen struck by car on Jericho Turnpike
A pedestrian was seriously injured in Huntington Station on Wednesday night as he tried to cross Jericho Turnpike.
The Suffolk County Police Department said 15-year-old Carlos Veliz-Hernandez was trying to cross the busy turnpike in his hometown, just west of Melville Road, when he was hit by a 2008 BMW at 9:15 p.m.
Carlos was in serious condition at Stony Brook University Hospital, police said, while the BMW’s 56-year-old driver, a Huntington Station resident, was not hurt.
Police impounded the BMW for safety checks.
Detectives from the SCPD’s 2nd Squad are investigating the crash. Anyone with information is asked to call them at 631-854-8252.