11 November 2020

NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Acting Major George Mohl
Troop L Commander
 

 


PRESS RELEASE

****** UPDATE – First Crash *****

 

On Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at approximately 7:14pm, Danyel Saint-Louis, 17 years old of Freeport, NY, was traveling northbound on the Meadowbrook State Parkway, when he lost control of his vehicle, struck the center median and came to rest on the right shoulder. 

 

Two vehicles stopped to help Saint-Louis, with multiple occupants exiting those vehicles. While standing outside their vehicles, a fourth vehicle traveling northbound struck two of the pedestrians, then one of the parked vehicles and the center median. 

 

Saint-Louis was also outside his vehicle and was struck by a fifth vehicle that was traveling northbound. 

 

Saint-Louis died at the scene.

 

Five others were transported to Nassau University Medical Center, one of the pedestrians with serious injuries.

 

 

 

***** UPDATE – Second Crash *****

 

On Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at approximately 8:26pm, a vehicle, driven by Jake Lonigro, 17 years old of Merrick, NY, was traveling northbound on the Meadowbrook State Parkway.  Lonigro lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center median into the southbound lanes and struck a van head-on, driven by Jagdeo Ramdayal, 70 years old of Elmont, NY. Ramdayal’s vehicle then struck a third vehicle that was also traveling southbound.  Ramdayal died on the scene. His passenger was transported to Mt. Sinai and South Nassau Communities Hospital with serious physical injuries.    

 

Both collisions are still under investigation and the State Police is asking for anyone with any information to call (631) 756-3300.

 

 

First Crash

 

On Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at approximately 7:14pm, there was a motor vehicle collision, involving multiple vehicles including one fatality.  The collision occurred on the Meadowbrook State Parkway northbound north of M6 in the town of Hempstead, Nassau County.  The Meadowbrook State Parkway is closed and traffic is being diverted at M6.

 


Second Crash

 

On Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at approximately 8:26pm there was a motor vehicle collision, involving multiple vehicles including one fatality.  The collision occurred on the Meadowbrook State Parkway southbound between M7 and M8 in the town of Hempstead, Nassau County.  Traffic is closed southbound and traffic is being diverted at M7 and northbound traffic is being diverted at M8.

 

 

Avoid travel to the area of the Meadowbrook State Parkway between M6 and M8 both northbound and southbound.

 

Both collisions are still under investigation and the State Police is asking for anyone with any information to call (631) 756-3300.

 

Further updates will be posted on the newsroom Thursday November 12.

 

 

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