A man who drove his car the wrong way on Sunrise Highway near Exit 63 on Saturday evening around 7:15 p.m. has died, according to New York State Police Trooper Charles Witszck.
The man, whose name has not yet been released, drove his Oldsmobile into a Suzuki Grand Vitara head-on in the eastbound lane of Sunrise Highway, said Witczak.
All three passengers of the Grand Vitara were taken to Stony Brook University Hospital. Two were transported by helicopter and one by ambulance.
The extend of their injuries is unknown, Witczak said.
Westhampton Beach Fire Chief Al Tudisco said the male passenger of the Grand Vitara, which flipped, had to be extricated from the car. The other passengers of the car were a young girl and a woman, he said.
Sunrise Highway near Exit 63 was closed to traffic for two hours after the accident.
The Westhampton Beach Fire Department and the East Quogue Fire Department responded as did Southampton Town and New York State police.
UPDATE: Those who were involved in the crash have all been identified as East Hampton residents. Click here to read more.