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UPDATE: Accident Ties Up County Road 39 Eastbound Traffic

Accident near Tuckahoe Road cleared.

Update 2 p.m.: Southampton Town Police Sgt. John Boden said an accident was reported at County Road 39 and Tuckahoe Road at 7:35 a.m.

No further details were available, but Boden said it appears that two vehicles were involved and no injuries were initially reported when then call came in.

Update 9:30 a.m.: An accident on County Road 39 Thursday morning near the Tuckahoe Road intersection was cleared up by 8:30 a.m.

The accident slowed traffic for eastbound drivers; even after the scene was cleared, traffic crawled for a time.

Police were unavailable to offer details on the accident.

Southampton Fire Department Second Assistant Chief Chris Brenner said firefighters were not called to the accident scene.

Original:

A motor vehicle accident that occurred around 8 a.m. Thursday has caused eastbound traffic on County Road 39 to crawl.

The slowdown begins west of the Shinnecock Canal and continues for at least a mile.

This story ill be updated as more details become available.

Faustina February 16, 2013 at 07:33 PM
No matter how many accidents slow traffic on Cty Rd 39 Supermarket-Anna is hell bent on greasing the way for her pals to plunk a superfluopus 40,000 sq. ft. mega King Kullen & shopping center at the intersection of 39 & Magee Street. Now, racing to get it done before this enabler goes, another developer is getting ready to build ANOTHER SHOPPING center across from Bridgehampton Commons because, of course, there is a "need". The "need" is to build now while this pliant Supervisor is still in office. Before this developer's doll gets off the public payroll she will have done irreparable damage to Southampton.

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