Bicyclist seriously injured in motor vehicle crash

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Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a bicyclist in East Patchogue on Thursday, June 23 police said in a statement.

Shaun Nicholson was traveling on his bicycle southbound on Lenox Avenue when he attempted to make a left turn onto Atlantic Avenue and was struck by a 2013 Ford Edge traveling eastbound at Atlantic Avenue at approximately 5:40 p.m.

Nicholson, 54, of East Patchogue, was airlifted by Suffolk County Police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, the release said. The driver of the Ford, Anthony Jackson, 43, of Bellport was not injured.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. Anyone with information on this crash is asked contact Fifth Squad detectives at 631-854-8552.