Long Island Expressway
Icy conditions prompted police to shut down a stretch of the Long Island Expressway in Suffolk County Tuesday evening.
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.
A trucker was talking this weekend about his split-second decision to help when a sport-utility vehicle was on fire after crashing into a tree along the expressway.
John Boisseau, 37, of Sound Beach was driving on the Long Island Expressway when he lost control of his vehicle, veered off the road and struck a tree near exit 55 in Brentwood around 2 a.m. Friday, police said.
Motorcyclists have been venting all over the Web about high-profile cases they said are giving them a bad name.
The incident took place at around 12:45 p.m. in the eastbound lane of the LIE near exit 63.
A street in Maspeth, Queens was renamed Saturday for George Gibbons Jr., a local bar owner who was killed by a wrong-way driver on the Long Island Expressway two years ago.
Three eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway were shut down in Old Westbury Monday afternoon, after a truck flipped over and spilled its load of lumber.
A man was arrested early Sunday in a drunken road rage incident in which he allegedly slammed purposely into another vehicle on the 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.
A woman was killed early Sunday, and her husband was injured, when their sport-utility vehicle crashed into a pickup truck on the Long Island Expressway.
A 47-year-old man was driving east on the L.I.E. when he somehow lost control of his Nissan SUV and hit the center median, police said.
A flood watch is in effect until Tuesday morning for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and parts of New York, including New York City, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau and Rockland counties.
Imagine the temptation of an extra empty lane on a crowded expressway, that others could use, but not you, just because of where you live? It’s a problem frustrating Long Island drivers for years, but now it is finally fixed.
New York is among the most congested cities in America and one of its highways the worst road for traffic in the country, according to a new study.