23 June 2019
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
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.