On Wednesday January 14, 2009, a serious motor vehicle accident occurred that changed the lives of a few young men. The accident occurred near East Meadow, New York.
On Wednesday Evening, twenty-year-old Michael Sinclair, of Levittown, was driving his vehicle south on Newbridge Road. At around approximately 11:00 p.m. Michael Sinclair began to lose control of his black Infiniti. As he lost control, he hit the back of another vehicle that was stalled for a small period before attempting to make a left turn. According to officials, the vehicle is described as a black 1998 Toyota Camry. After the car was struck, the vehicle was forced back about one hundred feet down Newbridge Road. It then smashed into a pole on the western side of the street. The driver of the Camry was flown out of the vehicle where he sustained serious injuries to his body.
According to officials, Sinclair was allegedly under the influence of illegal drugs at the time of the accident. He has been arrested and charged for driving with the substance. Kyle Whitenack, 22, of Grace Lane, was riding in the passenger of Sinclair’s car and was also charged with criminal possession of a prohibited substance.
Sinclair and two of his additional passengers were taken to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow. Each of the passengers had suffered personal injuries from the car crash. They received treatment at the hospital for their injuries and shock.
After the car accident occurred, the area was marked off with yellow tape and both cars received serious damages. The front of the Toyota was completely smashed with many dents. The entire body of the Infiniti vehicle was torn apart and parts of the vehicle flew off from the collision.