Update 12:30 a.m.:
Suffolk County police said Michael Santor, 85, was killed in a two-car crash at the intersection of Veterans Highway and Spartan Lane on Friday evening.
Santor was driving a1994 Infiniti eastbound on Veterans Highway when he attempted to make a left onto Spartan Lane, according to police. Santor hit C.B. Varluck, 65, who was driving his 2006 Chevy westbound on Veterans Highway at approximately 6:10 p.m. The collision sent Varluck veering into a metal light pole.
Both Santor and Varluck were transported to St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown. Varluck has non-life-threatening injuries to his head and chest.
Police impounded both vehicles for safety checks as they investigate the crash. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
A two-car crash at the corner of Veterans Highway and Spartan Lane has closed the main Hauppauge artery for hours Friday evening.
Suffolk County police were called to the scene a two-car crash in front of the Dunkin Donuts on Veterans Highway at approximately 6:40 p.m. A black four-door sedan involved in the accident hit into a metal utility pole on the corner of Spartan lane, while a silver sedan was left the middle of the interesection.
The crash has closed down westbound Veterans Highway from Motor Parkway north to Spartan Lane for more than two hours Friday night. Units were still on the scene as of 8:15 p.m.
Police said the driver of at least one vehicle sustained very serious injuries, but would not release any further information.
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