LIE

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police: Woman Killed In DWI Crash On Long Island

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.

11/09/2014

An overturned cement truck on the Long Island Expressway on Sept. 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Overturned Cement Truck Creates Sticky Situation On Long Island Expressway

The crash sent cement spilling across the westbound lanes, forcing their closure.

09/15/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police Make Two DWI Arrests In Suffolk County

Police in Suffolk County arrested two people in separate DWI incidents Sunday morning.

08/31/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police: Driver Killed In Weather-Related LIE Crash

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.

08/13/2014

Canada Geese and goslings (file/credit: Phil Inglis/Getty Images)

Rush Hour Goes To The Birds: Stretch Of LIE Temporarily Shut To Move Goslings

An HOV lane in Plainview near exit 48 was closed for about 15 minutes Monday as police herded several baby geese to safety.

05/12/2014

BQE At LIE Reopens After Vehicle Fire

All east- and westbound lanes had been closed early Monday in the area due to a vehicle fire.

01/06/2014

Long Island Expressway - May 23, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand / WCBS 880)

Police: Man Struck, Killed After Running Out Of Gas On LIE

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.

12/11/2013

Police officers gets ready to load seized motorcycles on a flatbed truck on Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Seven Bikers On LIE Arrested Following Numerous Reckless Driving 911 Calls

The incident took place at around 12:45 p.m. in the eastbound lane of the LIE near exit 63.

10/14/2013

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

Report: NY Man Was Drunk, Exceeding 100 MPH On Long Island Expressway

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.

07/07/2013

Believe it or not, this is actually a section of the Long Island Expressway, as seen by CBS 2's Chris Wragge on Feb. 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Exits 57-73 Of LIE To Be Closed Sunday For Snow Removal

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.

02/09/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Woman Gives Birth To Baby Girl On Long Island Expressway

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.

01/13/2013

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

Wider Emergency Pull-Off Areas Under Construction On L.I.E.

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.

01/06/2013

Scene of the Long Island Expressway crash. (credit: Kyle Reitan, WCBS 880)

1 Dead, 33 Hurt In Multi-Vehicle Crash On Long Island Expressway

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.

12/19/2012

Credit CBS 2

Boy Injured In Horrific LI Crash Given VIP Tour Of Yankee Stadium

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.

06/10/2012

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Accident Shuts Down Part Of The Long Island Expressway During Morning Rush Hour

The Northern State Parkway is swollen with runoff traffic. The accident near Exit 41 shut down traffic since 3 a.m.

10/12/2011

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