20 November 2020

Acting Major George Mohl
Troop L Commander



***** UPDATE *****

The driver of the 2008 Chevrolet Colorado, Joseph Norris, is being charged with Driving While Intoxicated.


Any further updates will be made on this website.



***** UPDATE *****

The driver of the 2008 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck has been identified as Joseph Norris 38 years old of Babylon, NY and is still at Southside Hospital in serious condition.

The driver of the 2007 Mazda CX7 SUV has been identified as Anthony Mariano, 44 years old of Kings Park, NY.

The investigation is still ongoing and updates will be made on the NYSP newsroom.

Again, the State Police is asking anyone with any information to call (631) 756-3300.

***** UPDATE *****



On Friday November 20, 2020, at approximately 7:29 pm, there was a two-vehicle collision in the northbound lanes of the Sunken Meadow State Parkway, north of exit SM3, in the town of Smithtown, Suffolk County. 

A pickup truck was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes when it struck an SUV traveling northbound in the northbound lanes.

The driver of the SUV died at the scene and the driver of the pickup truck was transported to Southside Hospital with serious injuries.

The Sunken Meadow State Parkway is currently closed northbound and traffic is being diverted at exit SM3. 

The cause of the collision is under investigation and the State Police is asking for anyone with information to call (631) 756-3300.

 All updates will be done on the NYSP newsroom.



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