26 November 2020

NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major George Mohl
Troop L Commander
 

 


PRESS RELEASE

***** UPDATE *****

 

Herson Gonzalez, 19, from Shirley, NY was driving a 2004 Honda Pilot westbound on the Southern State Parkway east of exit 21 when his vehicle sideswiped a 2020 Toyota Corolla.

 

After striking the Toyota, Gonzalez lost control of his vehicle and struck the center median guiderail.  The vehicle then crossed over the guiderail and struck the overpass.

 

Two passengers from the Honda Pilot died at the scene, Patricia Ramkissoon, 23, of Bay Shore, NY and Elliott Bryant 23, of Brooklyn, NY.

 

Two passengers from the Honda Pilot were taken to Nassau University Medical Center with serious injuries.

 

The driver and front passenger of the Honda Pilot were transported to Nassau University Medical Center for evaluation.  The occupants of the Toyota Corolla were uninjured.

 

The collision is under investigation and the State Police is asking for anyone with any information to call (631) 756-3300.

 

All updates will be made on the NYSP Newsroom.

 

 

 

On Thursday, November 26, 2020, at approximately 8:30 pm, there was a call for a motor vehicle collision on the Southern State Parkway westbound near exit 21 on the in the town of Hempstead, Nassau County. 

 

A two-car collision occurred leaving two people dead at the scene.  In addition, four people were taken to the hospital, two in serious condition and two others for observation.

 

The Southern State Parkway is closed westbound at exit 22 and traffic is being diverted onto the Meadowbrook State Parkway.  Please avoid travel to this area.

 

The collision is under investigation and the State Police is asking for anyone with any information to call (631) 756-3300.

 

All updates will be made on the NYSP Newsroom.

 

 

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