A driver and his two passengers were taken to Southampton Hospital following a vehicle rollover in Sagaponack Monday afternoon.
According to Southampton Town Police, Sergio Garcia, 37, of Southampton, was traveling westbound on Montauk Highway at about 2:30 p.m. when his vehicle was struck by a car traveling northbound that ran the red light at the intersection of Sagg Main Street and Montauk Highway.
Mr. Garcia’s car was hit on the driver’s side, causing it to roll over onto the north side of the road, police said. He and his two passengers were transported to Southampton Hospital by the Bridgehampton Fire Department and Ambulance Company and treated for minor injuries.
The driver who hit Mr. Garcia, 24-year-old Matthew Dunlop of East Hampton, was issued a summons for running the red light. According to police, Mr. Dunlop said he had looked down while he was driving and did not see that the light was red.
Police were on the scene for two hours.
Southampton Town Police responded to a vehicle rollover Monday afternoon at the intersection of Sagg Main Street and Montauk Highway in Sagaponack.
According to Sergeant William Kiernan, minor injuries were reported, although details were not immediately available on how many people were involved or if they were being transported to a hospital. Details on how the accident occurred and how many vehicles were involved were also not available.
Sgt. Kiernan said the call came in at 2:36.
Sagg Main Street and Montauk Highway remained open while police cleared the accident.