It happened at about 4:45 a.m. Monday near Exit 60 in Lake Ronkonkoma. Eastbound lanes in the area were closed while authorities investigated.
According to authorities, 25-year-old Ismelda Rodriguez, of Brentwood, was a passenger in a car driven by 27-year-old Daniel Moreira when it struck the back of another vehicle near Exit 49 in Melville at around 3:45 a.m.
The crash sent cement spilling across the westbound lanes, forcing their closure.
Police in Suffolk County arrested two people in separate DWI incidents Sunday morning.
According to Suffolk County Police, a man driving a Jeep Liberty westbound on the Long Island Expressway near exit 49 lost control of his vehicle at around 5 a.m.
An HOV lane in Plainview near exit 48 was closed for about 15 minutes Monday as police herded several baby geese to safety.
All east- and westbound lanes had been closed early Monday in the area due to a vehicle fire.
Ryan Marshall, of Coram, was trying to cross the eastbound lanes when he was struck by a minivan that was being driven by an employee of the Suffolk County Department of Social Services, police said.
The incident took place at around 12:45 p.m. in the eastbound lane of the LIE near exit 63.
Police say Quigua was weaving in and out of traffic without signaling, ran several red lights after getting off the LIE and refused to pull over.
With the snow still coming down fast and heavy in parts of Long Island early Saturday, some motorists found themselves stranded all night in their cars with the Long Island Expressway shut down.
A new mother didn’t make it to the hospital, or even an ambulance, early Sunday – instead giving birth to a baby girl in a car on the Long Island Expressway.
The $450,000 project was approved after the death of Nassau County highway patrolman Michael Califano. The 44-year-old father of three was killed in during a routine traffic stop in 2011 along a poorly lit stretch of highway when a passing truck smashed into his cruiser.
Part of the Long Island Expressway remained closed in both directions late Wednesday night, several hours after a fiery multi-vehicle crash left a woman dead and nearly three dozen others injured.
The 11-year-old survivor of a horrific crash on the Long Island Expressway smiled as he took a VIP tour of Yankee Stadium on Sunday.