Vehicle collision on Flanders Road leads to tragedy

Fatality In Flanders

On Tuesday, March 19, Southampton Town Police responded to reports of a serious motor vehicle accident on Flanders Road near Bellows Pond Road at 7 AM.

Two vehicles were involved in the accident, a Ford pick-up and a Chevrolet Trailblazer. Officers found the driver of the Trailblazer unresponsive and trapped within the vehicle, and quickly called for heavy rescue and ambulances to respond.

Members of the Hampton Bays Fire Department and Hampton Bays Ambulance responded quickly to assist the victims. The driver of the Ford pick-up truck is Kevin Montano, 18, of East Hampton, and the driver of the Chevy Trailblazer is identified as Marcelo Viscalla-Diaz, 20, of Flanders.

Montano had been traveling north on Flanders Road and Viscalla-Diaz traveling south when
the two collided. Viscalla-Diaz was deceased at the scene.

New York State Police Accident Reconstruction Unit responded to assist Southampton Town Police Detectives with the investigation. The investigation is continuing into the cause of the accident. At this time no charges have been filed.