The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred on Thursday August 6, 2020 at 3:00pm in New Hyde Park.
According to Detectives, a pick-up truck travelling westbound on the Long Island Expressway struck the rear end of a tractor trailer in the vicinity of Exit 34. The pick-up truck did ignite, the fire caused an entrapment of the two passengers and they both sustained fatal injuries. The fire department extinguished the fire and the Nassau County Fire Marshall was on scene. The deceased were transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office. No other injuries were reported.
Identification is pending as the investigation continues.
Details by: D/Sgt. Gilroy / Homicide Sqd. 08/08/2020/0800/7990