By Tessa Raebeck
On Sunday, July 27, at around 5:50 p.m., Southampton Town Bay Constables were called to the scene of a boating accident that occurred in the waters off of North Haven.
Upon arrival at the Forrest Road location, the bay constables found 17-year-old Penelope Heller being assisted on shore by members of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the Southampton Town Police Department. Ms. Heller was airlifted in a medivac to Stony Brook University Medical Center, where she was admitted for treatment of her injuries. According to Sag Harbor Village Police, Ms. Heller sustained a neck injury.
Senior Bay Constable Albert Tuzzolo said Monday afternoon that he was awaiting a return call from the hospital to determine the extent of Ms. Heller’s injuries.