On Friday, January 15, 2021, at approximately 9:39 pm, there was a call for a motor vehicle collision on the Sagtikos Parkway southbound approximately a half mile north of the Southern Parkway in the town of Islip, Suffolk County.
Darius Eley, 21 years-old of Islip, was traveling southbound, in the right lane, on the Sagtikos Parkway when his vehicle, a 2010 Nissan Altima, was struck by a 1995 Nissan 240SX driven by Jaime Coriano, 33 years-old of East Patchogue. The collision caused both vehicles to leave the roadway and crash into the trees on the right shoulder.
Coriano suffered serious injuries and was transported to South Shore University Hospital where he died of his injuries. Eley was transported to South Shore University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The collision is still under investigation and the State Police is asking for anyone with any information to call (631) 756-3300.