At 12:30 a.m on Monday, a vehicle travelling “at a dangerous speed” lost control of his vehicle at the intersection of Farmingville Road and New Road, sending the vehicle off-road and into trees where it subsequently caught fire, according to reports.
The arrived and extinguished the fire. The driver, identified as Matthew Nilson, 32, of North Street, Ridgefield, was not injured in the crash, reports state.
“Several trees on Ridgefield open space destroyed,” the report notes under the property damage section.
Police charged Nilson with reckless driving; his car was towed due to “excessive damage” according to police reports.
Last month, a man his vehicle on Farmingville Road.