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Teens Strike Pole on Plainview Road

Two suffer minor injuries in afternoon crash.

Two teenage girls suffered minor injuries when their car struck a utility pole on Plainview Road Tuesday afternoon.

The single-car crash happened around noon on Plainview Road at Barbara Lynn Court. Electrical service to a home on Barbara Lynn Court was ripped from the side of the house.

Plainview firefighters attended to the injured and secured the scene. LIPA was
notified.

The cause of the crash has not been determined.

plainview lifer August 14, 2012 at 08:32 PM
KIDS ARE DRIVING TOO FAST TOO YOUNG AND THEY SHOULDNT HAVE ELECTRONIC DEVICES
George August 14, 2012 at 10:35 PM
How did the electric get rippped from the house?
JOE August 14, 2012 at 11:51 PM
Parents of POB JFK students are rushing to allow their children to get a drivers license , WHY? Chidren should not be getting their license until they are at least 17. Also , Whats the point of children driving around in expensive and high performance cars. A study only came out a few weeks ago that shows a majority of teens text while they are driving.
Joe Dowd (Editor) August 15, 2012 at 04:25 AM
George: Firefighters at the scene told me the pole that was struck pulled the wires off the house as a result of the impact. LIPA was called to repair the problem. The key thing is the teens were not badly hurt.
George August 15, 2012 at 11:18 AM
Thanks Joe, I got it, and you are right, not badly hurt is the key...

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