ROOSEVELT, NY (CBSNewYork) – A portion of the Southern State Parkway on Long Island was shut down Thursday after a fatal multi-vehicle accident.
It happened around 8:30 p.m. near exit 21 going west in Roosevelt.
According to the New York State Police, two vehicles collided and two people were killed in the accident.
Four more were taken to a local hospital. It was reported that two were in serious condition while the other two were called in for observation.
The westbound lanes were closed Thursday night and traffic was diverted onto Meadowbrook State Parkway at Exit 22 as the New York State Troopers were conducting their investigation.
Further details have not yet been released. The police asked anyone with information to call (631) 756-3300.
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