Hauppauge LIE Crash Critically Injures Port Jefferson Station Woman

A 25-year-old Port Jefferson Station woman is in critical condition after a crash Friday on the Long Island Expressway injured her and two others, Suffolk County police said.

Suffolk police detectives are investigating the crash that critically injured Bahar Kaya, the driver of a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, when she was struck from behind by a 2002 Dodge Durango as she was traveling west with her sister at 9 a.m. near exit 57, police said.

Kaya was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital along with her 22-year-old sister, Nese Kaya, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The 19-year-old woman behind the wheel of the Durango was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The crash sparked a second collision involving three other vehicles, police said, but nobody was injured.

The investigation is continuing, police said. The department is asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact Fourt Squad Detectives at 631-854-8452.