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Moped Driver Seriously Injured After Crashing Into Tow Truck

Patch logo Patch 10/18/2021 Maureen Mullarkey
A 25-year-old man was driving a 2004 Madami moped at at high speed, police said, when he crashed into a tow truck Sunday morning. © Shutterstock A 25-year-old man was driving a 2004 Madami moped at at high speed, police said, when he crashed into a tow truck Sunday morning.

WYANDANCH, NY — A 25-year-old man is seriously injured after his moped struck a tow truck Sunday morning in Wyandanch, Suffolk County Police said.

The man was driving a 2004 Madami moped going northbound in the southbound lanes of Straight Path near Levy Boulevard at a high speed, police said. At about 3:49a.m., police said the moped struck a 2011 Hino tow truck that was picking up a disabled vehicle.


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The driver of the moped was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip for treatment of serious injuries, police said. The tow truck driver, who was inside the truck at the time of the crash, was not injured, police said.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.

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