serious crash

The Long Island Expressway was closed for an investigation after a 3-vehicle crash which left one person seriously injured.

It happened at about 4:30pm in the west bound lanes near the off ramp for exit 62 in Holtsville.  A female, who’s vehicle was rear ended, was rushed to Stony Brook University Medical Center with serious injuries but is expected to survive.  There were no other serious injuries.

Suffolk County Police Highway Patrol units shut down the highway and called in 6th squad detectives and crime scene section for an accident investigation.

No word on what caused the crash at this time.

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