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Dec 27, 2018 2:14 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

Two-Vehicle Accident Near Spring Close Highway On Thursday

A two-car collision took place on Montauk Highway near Spring Close Highway in East Hampton on Thursday afternoon. MICHAEL WRIGHT
Jan 7, 2019 2:48 PM

A portion of Montauk Highway was closed just before 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 27 following a two-vehicle collision.

According to the accident report, Octavio R. Chunir-Gutama of Baltimore rear ended Hope Modek of Amanagsett on Montauk Highway near the intersection of Spring Close Highway in Amagansett.

Mr. Chunir-Gutama stated that while traveling East bound on Montauk Highway in his pickup truck, Ms. Modek was stopped in her Range Rover, waiting to turn left. He applied his brakes, however, was too close to the Range Rover and rear ended the vehicle the report stated. No major injuries were reported, but two East Hampton Village ambulances responded to the scene of the accident and the four passenger of the Range Rover were transported to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital with minor injuries.

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