RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — This weekend’s wicked weather is being blamed for a seven-car crash on Long Island.
Police said the wind whipped up snow and created white-out conditions in Riverhead on Sunday, CBS2 reported.READ MORE: New Video Shows Woman With Red Gas Can Inside Store Before Fire At Brooklyn Yeshiva
A wind chill advisory is in effect for New York City, northern New Jersey, western Long Island and southern portions of western Connecticut through 9 a.m. Monday. For alerts in other areas, click here.READ MORE: Driver Charged With DWI In Hit-And-Run That Killed Pedestrian In North Bay Shore
Making matters worse, much of the roadways are covered in black ice.NYPD: Washington Heights Suspect Stole $9,000 From Victim's Car Before Opening Fire When Man Tried To Take Gun
Citing high winds and hazardous roads, Riverhead police has requested that drivers avoid travel on town, county and state roads within Riverhead Township, as well as Reeves Avenue; Hulse Landing Road (between Route 25A and Sound Avenue ); Sound Avenue (east of Roanoke Avenue and east of Northville Turnpike); Northville Turnpike (northeast of Doctors Path); state Route 25 in Jamesport (east of Herricks Lane); and Peconic Bay Boulevard (east of Tuts Lane).