Smithtown Woman Dies After Car Crash

An 80-year-old Smithtown woman died after a car crash that injured two others in Hauppauge on Sunday night.

Suffolk County police said John Gilmartin, 51, was driving his Toyota Corolla westbound on Veterans Memorial Highway with his mother, Elizabeth, when their car collided with an eastbound Ford Mustang that was making a left onto Route 111 at 8:30 p.m.

The victim was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital, where she died on Monday.

Her son and the driver of the Mustang, 23-year-old Nikki Torres of Ronkonkoma, were taken to the same hospital, where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Fourth Squad detectives ask anyone who may have witnessed this crash to call them at 631-854-8452.

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