Accident Shuts Down Westbound Lanes

DIX HILLS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A huge tree crashed onto the busy Northern State Parkway on Long Island Sunday, causing a major traffic nightmare.

The tree crashed onto the parkway at Exit 42 in Dix Hills, officials said.

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Following the accident early Sunday evening, crews closed all the westbound lanes to clean up the mess.

There was no word Sunday evening if it was weather-related.

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No one was injured.

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