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.
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.