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Teen Critically Injured in Hit and Run Crash

Police said incident took place around 10:30 p.m. Monday and are seeking public's help to find the driver.

Update: Three people have been arrested in connection with the hit and run, Suffolk County police announced Sunday. Click here for details.

Original: A male teenager is in critical condition following a hit and run crash Monday night in West Islip.

According to Suffolk County Police, the teen was hit by a car at 10:26 p.m. on Udall Road and was found lying on the road unconscious. The victim was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Police did not release the identity of the victim.

Witnesses at the scene reported seeing a light blue car traveling northbound on Udall and then turning westbound on Alinda Avenue.

Related: Police Release Details on Vehicle Used in Hit and Run

Police said the vehicle is believed to have damage to the driver’s side headlight and the driver’s side side-view mirror.

Police are continuing their investigation and are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have information about the vehicle to call the Third Squad at 631-854-8352 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Lena Montes January 02, 2013 at 07:01 PM
Hi Nanci, we are also in touch with the town about a traffic light and getting nowhere so far but will continue our correspondence and phone calls. You also continue your petition and call and email as well. You are right with the squeaky wheel and you are doing a tremendous effort to make a change, keep it up please !
West Islip Grad January 02, 2013 at 07:06 PM
Our thoughts and prayers are with this boy and his family during this very difficult time.. God Bless!
Kaitlyn Piccoli January 02, 2013 at 07:17 PM
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