***** UPDATE *****
Driver, Zeeshan Naeem, 36 of North Babylon, NY, was driving a 2011 Ford Mustang eastbound on the Southern State Parkway, west of exit 15A when he rear ended a 2018 Mercedes Benz operated by Bestrim Asllani, 37 of Jamaica, NY. The collision caused Naeem’s vehicle to leave the roadway onto the right shoulder where it overturned and struck a tree. This collision also caused Asllani’s vehicle to leave the roadway onto the right shoulder where it struck a tree.
Naeem was pronounced dead at the scene and Asllani was transported to Winthrop Hospital.
On Saturday, September 24, 2022, just after 5:00 am, the State Police received calls for a vehicle crash on the Southern State Parkway eastbound west of exit 15A in the town of Hempstead, Nassau County.
The collision involved two vehicles, one driver was pronounced dead at the scene and the other driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threating injuries. There were no passengers in either vehicle.
This collision is under investigation and the State Police is asking for witnesses or anyone with any information to call (631) 756-3300.
Further updates will be made on the Newsroom.