UPDATE: Smithtown Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Daly Road Crash

Stephen Peragine, 54, was airlifted to Stony Brook Medical Center were he is listed in critical condition, Suffolk Police say.


Updated at 5:45 p.m.: Suffolk Police identified the driver of the motorcycle as Stephen Peragine, 54, of Smithtown. 

A Smithtown motorcyclist is in critical condition after an accident on Daly Road Thursday afternoon.

Suffolk County police said a 911 call was received reporting a motorcyclist accident on Daly Road near Commack at 12:50 p.m. Thursday.

Stephen Peragine, 54, was driving a 2000 Harley-Davidson motorcyle southeast on Daly Road, 200 feet north of Blacksmith Lane, when he lost control of the bike and crashed into a tree on the opposite side of the roadway. 

Peragine was airlifted via Suffolk County helicopter to Stony Brook Medical Center, where he is in critical condition. The Dix Hills Fire Department also responded to the crash. 

Police have impounded the motorcycle for a safety check. 

The accident caused Daly Road to be temporarily closed in both directions on Thursday afternoon. 

Amanda Lindner June 29, 2012 at 08:20 PM
Hi Gabrielle, I'd like to write up a story on Patch to tell people about the blood bank. Please contact me at amanda.lindner@patch.com or 631-374-9884. Thank you. Amanda, Editor of Half Hollow Hills Patch
Kathleen cassese June 29, 2012 at 09:16 PM
Keeping your family in our prayers!
Randy July 01, 2012 at 12:14 PM
I live on Blacksmith. When I left my home it looked to me like the SCPD and volunteers of the DHFD saved his life as they do everyday. Have not seen a single thanks to them so from me, thanks SCPD and DHFD and also best wishes and god bless Steven and his family.
col July 01, 2012 at 05:03 PM
Thanks to Kelly for stopping and calling 911.prayers to Steven and his family!!!
Paul L. July 01, 2012 at 09:00 PM
How is your Dad doing?


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