A 35-year-old Brentwood man was killed when his vehicle was involved in a collision with a tractor trailer in Islandia on Tuesday afternoon.

Suffolk County police said Carlos Santiago was driving a Honda northbound on Motor Parkway when his vehicle was struck by a westbound tractor trailer at the corner of Express Drive North at 1:15 p.m.

The victim was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The trucker, a 56-year-old Indiana man, was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Motor Carrier Safety Section officers inspected the tractor trailer and impounded the Honda.

Fourth Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on the case to call them at 631-854-8452.

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Timothy Bolger is the Editor in Chief of the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.