Long Island, NY – Two-Car Accident on Wantagh State Parkway Leads to Fatality
Long Island, NY (June 23, 2019) – Police confirmed that two people were killed in a two-car accident that took place on the Wantagh State Parkway in Long Island.
The accident, according to authorities, took place early this morning, June 23rd, around 12:50 a.m. The crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the highway near a local exit.
One of the vehicles was headed northbound at the time when it suddenly struck the rear-end of another. The impact was so forceful that the car that was struck lost control and flew off the road, where it immediately ran into a tree. The vehicle was then engulfed in flames.
Two people inside the vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident; however, their identities have not been released.
All of the lanes on the parkway were closed down for five hours but have since re-opened. At this time, the investigation into the accident continues.
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