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.
The Northern State Parkway is swollen with runoff traffic. The accident near Exit 41 shut down traffic since 3 a.m.
There were new concerns Monday about a multimillion dollar highway project designed to make a dangerous road safer. Law enforcement is starting to wonder if the project is working as intended.
Senator Chuck Schumer was urging state and federal highway regulators to come up with safety enhancements following the death last month of a Nassau County highway patrolman.
A tire flew off a car traveling on the Long Island Expressway and smashed into a tour bus windshield heading in the opposite direction.
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