28 February 2020

NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major David C. Candelaria
Troop L Commander
 

 


PRESS RELEASE

On Friday February 28, 2020 at approximately 6:55 A.M. their was an accident in the westbound lanes of the Northern State Parkway, at exit 35, Nassau County, town of Oyster Bay.  As a reuslt of this accident, traffic eastbound was observed to be slowing considerably.  As these vehicles slowed almost to a stop, a five car accident occurred in the eastbound lanes.  A vehicle unable to stop struck the back of another vehicle causing a chain reaction encompassing five vehicles.  There were six people involved in the collision of which five people were transported to local hospitals, one with serious injuries. 

 

 

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