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Huntington Motorcyclist Loses Leg in Crash

Auto driver charged in West Babylon accident late Sunday.

A Huntington motorcyclist lost his leg Sunday night when he was struck by a driver in West Babylon.

Suffolk County police said Raymond Card, 48,  was driving his 2000 Yamaha motorcycle north on Belmont Avenue in West Babylon when he was struck at the intersection of Van Buren Street by a 2003 Chrysler.

He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where doctors surgically removed his left leg below the knee.

The driver of the Chrysler, James Kavanagh, 22, of West Babylon, was attempting to make a turn from southbound Belmont Avenue onto eastbound Van Buren Street, police said. Kavanaugh was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle while his ability was impaired by drugs.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday at First District Court in Central Islip.

Card was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where doctors surgically removed his left leg below the knee. 

The First Squad Detectives are asking anyone who may have information in regards to this incident to call 631-854-8152.

sha King October 19, 2012 at 01:20 AM
Thank you all for your prayers and well wishes for Ray , I will pass them on to him.
Ralph Feraco October 19, 2012 at 03:40 AM
Hi this is Ralph Feraco I heard what happen to Ray please give him my best he will Be in my prayers. Alway think of the good old days we had on hillwood drive. Is this Sharon ?
sha King October 19, 2012 at 07:36 PM
Hi Huntington girl. I don't know who you are but thank you and I have passed your comment on to Ray . God Bless you ! Have a happy
sha King October 19, 2012 at 07:40 PM
Thank you all for the support , kind words and prayers for Ray ! He is in Good Sam's hospital and still needs your continued prayers . God bless you all !
Linda Goodwin October 25, 2012 at 07:38 AM
Prayers continued! I pray your recovery is going well darlin, sending you all kindsa groovy vibes & lots of love <3

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