MVA Overturn - WM Floyd Parkway
By Deputy Chief Mark Donnelly
May 6, 2023

On Saturday May 6, 2023 at 3:07 AM Wading River FD was dispatched for a Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) on the Northbound William Floyd Parkway South of NYS Route 25-A. Chief of Department Kevin Berg (6-3-30), 2nd Assistant Chief Mark Donnelly (6-3-32) and the WR Fire District 1st Responder/Paramedic Supervisor (6-3-81) all arrived simultaneously and found a car, that had left the roadway, struck a mobile signboard, rolled over and had come to a stop on it side, in the woods against a tree. The driver had self-extricated and was sitting in a Suffolk County Police (SCPD) unit. WRFD Ambulance 6-3-17 and its crew helped to treat the patient and transported the driver to the trauma center at Stony Brook University Hospital. Additional members of WRFD from Heavy Rescue unit 6-3-10, searched the area and vehicle, both visually and with our thermal imaging camera, to make sure that there was only 1 occupant at the time of the incident. No other occupants were found. The crew from 6-3-10 stood by while the vehicle was flipped onto it wheels and removed from the woods. WRFD responded with a total of 11 personnel and 5 pieces of apparatus.

Units: 6-3-30, 32, 81, 10, 17