WEST BABYLON, L.I. — A teenage boy was hospitalized in critical condition after a serious crash in Long Island early Monday, officials said.
According to Suffolk County police, the 17-year-old was driving westbound on the Montauk Highway, near Beachwood Drive in West Babylon, when his Chevrolet Blazer went off the road around 1:10 a.m.
The SUV then crashed into a utility pole and a lamppost before flipping over, authorities said.
The teen driver was rushed to a local hospital by ambulance and was listed in critical condition, police said.
Authorities said another 17-year-old boy, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was hospitalized for treatment of minor injuries.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.