Suffolk County Police detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that seriously injured two people at the intersection of Express Drive North and Old Nichols Road in Islandia early Tuesday morning.
Authorities say Shawn Kalinyak was driving a 2006 Cadillac sedan northbound on Old Nichols Road when the vehicle was struck by a 1993 Ford Econoline van traveling westbound on Express Drive North at approximately 2:40 a.m. on October 5, 2020. Kalinyak, 52, of West Babylon, and Carmen Abreu, 40, of Central Islip, a passenger in the Cadillac, were transported to Stony Brook University Hospital in serious condition.
The driver of the Ford fled the scene on foot southbound on Old Nichols Road before police arrived at the scene. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6553 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
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