Kings Park Teen Airlifted After Car Crash

Jonathan Tully was riding his bicycle when he was struck by a pickup truck.

A Kings Park teenager was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after a car crash on Sunday morning.

According to Suffolk County Police, Jonathan Tully, 16, of Kings Park was riding his bike on Meadow Road when he was struck by a 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck. Brian Simmons, 21, also of Kings Park was driving west near Magellan Drive at approximately 10 a.m. when he struck Tully.

Tully, who suffered a head injury, was transported by police helicopter to Stony Brook University Medical Center and was admitted in stable but guarded condition.

Police impounded the truck for a safety check. According to police, the investigation is ongoing.

Detectives ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact the Fourth Squad at (631) 854-8452.

Chris December 30, 2011 at 03:10 PM
Any update on how John is doing?
KP Student January 07, 2012 at 01:16 AM
According to John on his Facebook, he is doing better and will be home 'soon'.
Shana R. January 07, 2012 at 02:18 AM
I Love my friend john so much, I just received news that a peer of mine Nick hien Died today in a car to bike collision. I think that especially this time of year people must pay attention wheather on bike or in car. I'm in shock that first my best friend and now my peer have been harmed. Must we all live in feer of riding BIKE!? Alll i know is that I don't want to loose anyone close to me... especially to ignorance and stupidity. Everyone take heed! Drive safe because I know i wouldn't want to be the one all over the wind shield. Would you?
Peggy Gilmartin January 07, 2012 at 03:19 AM
Nick was riding a dirt bike.
sara January 07, 2012 at 02:11 PM
Its very shocking


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