Long Island Expressway

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

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Storm-Related Transit And Traffic Updates

A look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snowstorm.

01/02/2014

A sign on the Long Island Expressway warns drivers of icy conditions. (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Ice Shuts Down Stretch Of Long Island Expressway During Evening Rush

Icy conditions prompted police to shut down a stretch of the Long Island Expressway in Suffolk County Tuesday evening.

12/17/2013

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

A sports utility vehicle that became fully engulfed in flames after a crash on the Long Island Expressway. (credit: CBS 2)

Trucker Talks About Efforts To Save Man From Burning SUV On L.I.E.

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.

10/19/2013

A sports utility vehicle that became fully engulfed in flames after a crash on the Long Island Expressway. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Man Rescued By Good Samaritan Just Before Car Bursts Into Flames

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.

10/18/2013

Ralph Angelo Jr. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Motorcyclists On The Defensive After High-Profile Incidents

Motorcyclists have been venting all over the Web about high-profile cases they said are giving them a bad name.

10/15/2013

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

George Gibbons Jr. Way

Queens Bar Owner Killed In Hit-And-Run Honored With Street Name

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.

09/28/2013

LIE Truck Spill

Overturned Lumber Truck Shuts Down Eastbound L.I.E.

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.

08/19/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Man Accused In Alleged Drunken Road Rage Crash On Long Island

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.

08/17/2013

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

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Woman Killed, Man Injured In Long Island Expressway Crash

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.

07/07/2013

A car involved in a crash is seen on the Long Island Expressway in Jericho, NY on Friday, June 21, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigating Long Island Expressway Crash In Jericho

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.

06/21/2013

Long Island Flooding

Heavy Rains, Flooding Soak Parts Of Tri-State

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.

06/10/2013

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