23 June 2019

Major David C. Candelaria
Troop L Commander


     The New York State Police are investigating a two-car fatal collision, which occurred on June 23, 2019, at approximately 12:50 am, on the northbound Wantagh State Parkway, south of exit W2, in the Town of Hempstead, Nassau County.  Preliminary investigation revealed the collision occurred when a northbound 2011 Volkswagen Jetta, struck the rear of a 2007 Toyota  The driver and passenger of the Volkswagen died as a result of the accident and both driver and passenger of the Toyota were uninjured.  The impact caused the Volkswagen to exit the roadway onto the right shoulder where it struck a tree and became engulfed in fire.
     The New York State Police is requesting that anyone who may have witnessed this incident contact State Police Farmingdale at (631)756-3300.  All calls will remain confidential. 


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