Suffolk County police on Saturday were investigating a head-on crash that left two man dead, and a woman and child critically injured, in Deer Park.
Police said 19-year-old Aaron Thomas had left his car parked in the safety zone of the expressway to buy gas on Commack Road and was struck while returning to his vehicle.
Police and emergency responders have been busy all night on Long Island. Slick, icy road conditions are to blame. The thin coating of wet snow and temperatures in the low 20s led to accidents.
Police in Suffolk County have arrested 32-year-old He Bao and 26-year-old Jie Dai, both from Queens.