Angel Salis, the 9-year-old child who was injured in the motor vehicle crash in Farmingville on August 22, has died.

Below is the original police release.


Suffolk County Police today arrested a Brooklyn man for driving while intoxicated following a two-vehicle crash that seriously injured a 9-year-old boy.

Travis Dickson was driving a 2018 BMW westbound on the Long Island Expressway when his vehicle rear-ended a 2019 Toyota Corolla at approximately 1:50 a.m.

A passenger in the Toyota, Angel Salis, was transported to Stony Book University Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The driver of the Toyota, Bruce Koch, 49, who is Salis’ father, of Deer Park, was treated at Stony Brook University Hospital for minor injuries.

Dickson, 27, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated. He was also transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries and will be arraigned upon release from the hospital.

Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks.