Rollover Crash Sends Driver to the Hospital

The driver of a car that flipped and landed on its roof in East Hampton on Wednesday afternoon was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital. Taylor K. Vecsey

A Volkswagen sedan rolled over on Accabonac Road, just east of East Hampton Village, on Wednesday afternoon. Police at the scene said they were not sure what caused the accident, but that the car had beed headed east on Accabonac Road and hit a utility pole and a tree before landing on its roof. 

The driver, whose name was not released, was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital as a precaution. She was reportedly conscious at the scene of the crash. 

Emergency personnel were called to the one-car accident in front of 76 Accabonac Road at about 3:20 p.m. The East Hampton Fire Department responded, but its heavy rescue truck was not needed to remove the driver. She was the sole occupant.

The East Hampton Village Ambulance Association transported the woman to East Hampton Airport to meet the medevac helicopter. 

Police are investigating what caused the crash. No charges were expected. 

Accabonac Road was shut down between North Main Street and Floyd Street in East Hampton while the scene was cleared.