Major David C. Candelaria
Troop L Commander
The New York State Police are investigating a three-vehicle fatal collision which occurred on August 27, 2017 at approximately 2:04 a.m.
on the Southern State Parkway, eastbound east of exit 20(Grand Avenue). Preliminary investigation revealed that a collision occurred when a 2013 Yamaha motorcycle collided with the rear of a 2012 Hyundai Elantra. The operator of the motorcycle, Mr. Elliot Estrada, Jr., age 26 of Ronkonkoma, NY was ejected from the motorcycle and onto the roadway, and was subsequently struck by a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria Taxi. Mr. Estrada was pronounced deceased at the scene. The operator of the Ford and the Hyundai also remained on the scene and did not sustain any injuries.
The investigation is ongoing and the State Police are requesting anyone who may have information regarding this accident to call (631) 756-3300