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Rocky Point Head-on Bus Crash Kills Car Driver

An unidentified man was killed in a head-on crash with a tour bus in Rocky Point on Saturday night.

Suffolk County police said the victim was driving a Toyota Scion eastbound on the Route 25A Bypass when he crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and hit a westbound Prevost Coach tour bus that had no passengers aboard at 7:40 p.m.

The car driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was not immediately available to be released.

The bus driver, 36-year-old Richard Kiernan of Sound Beach, was taken to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where he was treated for minor injuries.

Suffolk County Police Motor Carrier Unit officers performed a safety check on the tour bus. The Toyota Scion was impounded.

Seventh Squad detectives ask anyone with information about the crash to contact them at 631-852-8752.

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