Police said the truck was carrying 12,000 gallons of fuel when it slammed into the back of a car that was stopped at a red light.
A tractor-trailer flipped over and burst into flames on Long Island late Tuesday, in an accident that may have caused property damage.
Steven Kinalis, of Ronkonkoma, was sentenced to five-and-a-half to 16-and-a-half years in prison for his DUI – aggravated vehicular homicide conviction. He had faced a maximum of 25 years in prison.
Seven motorcyclists were arrested on reckless driving charges in Suffolk County Sunday, and dozens more were cited.
Juan Maravilla, 56, was arrested Sunday night after crashing his minivan into another vehicle on the westbound Sunrise Highway in Bohemia, police said.
A shoplifting suspect on Long Island was hit by a sport-utility vehicle Wednesday afternoon as he tried to run away, police said.
A motorcyclist was struck and killed by a car Sunday, while he was pulled over in the median of Sunrise Highway on Long Island.
Daverin’s body was found at about 10 p.m. Thursday on a footbridge between Sunrise Highway and Merrick Road, Nassau County police said.
The New York State Department of Transportation is planning safety improvements along the 16-mile highway. Businesses and residents have written to the state, asking to be consulted.
A woman was arrested in Suffolk County early Saturday, after being caught driving while intoxicated with her 7-year-old granddaughter in the car.
Suffolk Highway Patrolman Brian Smales is recovering from injuries suffered when his cruiser was struck by an alleged drunk driver last weekend.
Colin Garrett, 22, was killed after he lost control of his car, hit a fence and flipped over, according to police.
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.
Police say a Long Island woman was drunk when her car drifted off the road, struck a parked vehicle and overturned with her 6-year-old daughter inside.
On Oct. 7, 30-year-old Jennifer Wheeler was hit by a car on Sunrise Highway in West Babylon, police said.