Suffolk police and state troopers are searching through Hauppauge and Smithtown areas for a driver who fled the scene of a motor vehicle accident.
New York State Troopers said they are looking for a man who was involved in a car crash near the Veterans Memorial Highway and New Highway intersection at roughly 2:30 p.m.
State police said they are looking for the man to check on his well being and he is "not a danger to residents."
The Perfect Neighborhood Watch, based in Hauppauge, sent an email to its members at 3:30 p.m. stating police were chasing a white male who ran through the Fairfield apartment complex, fleeing from the scene of a car crash.
Residents have reported state police, K-9 units and an aerial helicopter have been called in for the search.
The neighborhood watch said residents have been asked to call in any sighting of a white male wearing blue jeans and a black T-shirt to 911.
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