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SUV Bursts Into Flames In Chain-Reaction Suffolk County Crash

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A four-vehicle crash on Long Island led to one vehicle landing on a residential property before it burst into flames.

The crash took place around 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 1 on Great Neck Road in Copiague, the Suffolk County Police said.

According to police, the Chevrolet SUV being driven by an adult male rear-ended the vehicle in front of it, which caused a chain reaction with two other vehicles being rear-ended. 

The Chevrolet veered off the road, coming to a stop on a residential property, and became fully engulfed in flames, police said.

Multiple fire departments and ambulance companies responded to the scene.

All four drivers were transported to area hospitals for non-life-threatening injuries.d

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