The crash happened on the westbound side near Exit 53 around 2:20 a.m.READ MORE: Rockets Beat Shorthanded Nets For 7th Straight Win
Suffolk County police said the driver of a 2008 Honda Accord struck the rear of a 2016 Kia Optima, which then struck a guardrail.
The driver of the Honda allegedly fled the scene on foot.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 12/9 Thursday Morning Forecast
The driver of the Kia, Doreen Kucer, 59, of North Babylon, was treated at the same hospital for minor injuries.MORE NEWS: David Banks To Be Named New York City Schools Chancellor
Anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit at 631-852-6553.