Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the driver of a vehicle that struck twins and fled the scene in Central Islip in January.

A 15-year-old female and her twin brother were walking to their bus stop when a vehicle struck the pair, in front of 25 Hemlock Drive, on January 30 at 8:55 a.m. and left the scene. The female suffered serious injuries and her brother received minor injuries. The vehicle is described as a dark red or burgundy truck with white letters and a roof rack that extends from the front to the rear of vehicle.

For video of this incident, go to Click on the link Wanted for Leaving the Scene 18-81142

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential. 

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