Long Island Expressway
Friends and family are in mourning following a crash on the Long Island Expressway that took the life of William Schettino and left a section of the highway closed for hours.
Police said 19-year-old Aaron Thomas had left his car parked in the safety zone of the expressway to buy gas on Commack Road and was struck while returning to his vehicle.
Authorities pulled over tanker trucks just off the Long Island Expressway that they suspected were transporting under taxed fuel onto Long Island.
Two women are dead in a pair of unrelated vehicle accidents. A 27-year-old woman was killed Sunday morning in Old Westbury. Investigators said that she was driving a two door Infiniti when she hit the rear end of a tractor-trailer on the Long Island Expressway.
More than 120 men and women from Long Island have been arrested on drug charges.
Police arrested the driver at the scene and transported him to Elmhurst Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.
The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department has been patrolling both the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway since 2008 and now the numbers are in.
Around 6:45 a.m. on Oct. 15, police said Peter Rodriguez crashed into a livery cab on the Long Island Expressway service road killing 37-year-old George Gibbons who had just closed up his bar in Maspeth.
Police say suspect Peter Rodriguez, 36, was driving the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway when he hit the cab carrying George Gibbons. He apparently then took off without bothering to call for help.
A $10,000 reward has been posted for information leading to the arrest of a driver wanted in a deadly wrong-way crash that killed a beloved bar owner in Queens.
Three strikes, you’re out. Police said he had no license, was drag racing in the middle of the night and brought his children along for the dangerous drive.
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.
There is danger on one of the most heavily traveled roads in America. A federal study out Thursday recommends a 7.2-mile stretch of the Long Island Expressway undergo immediate safety changes.
Have you ever heard the calls of “Are we there yet?” from your children while you’re driving on the Long Island Expressway? Well, now you can give them an answer.
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