At least two people were hurt following a car accident near the intersection of Montauk Highway and Tanners Neck Lane in Westhampton on Sunday morning.
Westhampton Beach Fire Department members received the call at 11:36 a.m., while they were in a training session, and responded to the scene within minutes, according to officials. Firefighters had to remove the car’s driver side doors in order to remove the occupants.
Southampton Town Police, who also responded to the accident, could not speculate on a cause of the crash or comment on the extent of injuries suffered by the two individuals. It was also unclear how many vehicles were involved in the accident.
Paramedics with the Westhampton War Memorial Ambulance also responded and transported the injured to a local hospital.
Fire department officials said Montauk Highway was closed for about 40 minutes while they cleared the scene.