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A driver's vehicle overturned on Smith Road at (Credit: Christopher Sabella)

A driver's vehicle overturned on Smith Road at about noon Sunday in Ronkonkoma. Ronkonkoma firefighters removed the occupant. (April 28, 2013)

LI car accidents (April-July 2013)

Car accidents on Long Island and elsewhere involving Long Islanders.

Rescuers attend to a small boom truck that
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Rescuers attend to a small boom truck that became entangled in wires Monday near Coram Road and Village Drive in Mount Sinai. No injuries were reported. (April 22, 2013)

Rescuers attend to a small boom truck that
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Rescuers attend to a small boom truck that became entangled in wires Monday near Coram Road and Village Drive in Mount Sinai. No injuries were reported. (April 22, 2013)

The Northport Fire Department, assisted by East Northport
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The Northport Fire Department, assisted by East Northport and Kings Park Fire Department Rescue, respond to a three-vehicle crash on Russell Court in Northport Sunday at about 4:15 p.m. The crash involved a Ford

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The driver of a Honda Civic was injured
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The driver of a Honda Civic was injured in an accident just before 12:00 p.m. on Little East Neck Road near Loweree Street. The vehicle was traveling on Little East Neck Road when it struck the steps of a house then the structure. The Babylon Fire Department responded and secured the vehicle and transported the driver to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries at the time. (April 21, 2013)

The North Babylon Fire Company responded to a
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The North Babylon Fire Company responded to a two car accident just before midnight at Amsterdam and Belmont Avenues. A sedan collided with a GMC Sonoma pick up truck which landed on it's roof. There were no injuries to anyoine in the vehicles and firefighters cleared the roadway of any debris. (April 20, 2013)

The Northport Fire Department, assisted by East Northport
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The Northport Fire Department, assisted by East Northport and Kings Park FD Rescue, respond to a three-vehicle crash on Russell Court in Northport, Sunday afternoon. The crash involved a Ford contractor's van, Chevy Tahoe, and a parked Lincoln. (April 21, 2013)

One lane of the eastbound Northern State Parkway
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One lane of the eastbound Northern State Parkway was blocked since early Tuesday morning, when a tractor trailer entered the road and hit an overpass in Westbury. State Police said the incident occurred near the Brush Hollow Road exit at 5:46 a.m. (April 23, 2013)

The Kings Park Fire Department responded to a
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The Kings Park Fire Department responded to a two-car accident on Main Street near Old Dock Road in Kings Park. One victim was treated by EMS personnel and transported to St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center. (April 23, 2013)

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All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway
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All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway were briefly closed Wednesday in Holtsville so an injured person could be airlifted to a nearby hospital, Suffolk County police said. A police spokeswoman said the lanes were closed so a helicopter could land and transport at least one injured person. (April 24, 2013)

All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway
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All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway were briefly closed Wednesday in Holtsville so an injured person could be airlifted to a nearby hospital, Suffolk County police said. A police spokeswoman said the lanes were closed so a helicopter could land and transport at least one injured person. (April 24, 2013)

All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway
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All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway were briefly closed Wednesday in Holtsville so at least one injured person could be airlifted to a nearby hospital, Suffolk County police said. The person, or persons, were injured in an accident either on the expressway or the service ramp, but a police spokeswoman could not provide details. (April 24, 2013)

All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway
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All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway were briefly closed Wednesday in Holtsville so at least one injured person could be airlifted to a nearby hospital, Suffolk County police said. The person was injured in an accident either on the expressway or the service ramp, but a police spokeswoman could not provide details. (April 24, 2013)

All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway
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All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway were briefly closed Wednesday in Holtsville so at least one injured person, possibly hurt by a tire flying off this truck, could be airlifted to a nearby hospital, Suffolk County police said. The person was injured in an accident either on the expressway or the service ramp, but a police spokeswoman could not provide details. (April 24 2012)

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All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway
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All lanes of the westbound Long Island Expressway were briefly closed Wednesday in Holtsville so an injured person could be airlifted to a nearby hospital, Suffolk County police said. (April 24, 2013)

The driver of this Chrysler Sebring was reported
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The driver of this Chrysler Sebring was reported injured after colliding with a truck on Old Country Road in Plainview Wednesday morning. (April 24, 2013)

The driver of a BMW SUV traveling west
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The driver of a BMW SUV traveling west on Jericho Turnpike near Park Avenue in Huntington was involved in a crash with a trailer that was being towed by a truck. (April 24, 2013)

Two people were injured in a two-car accident
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Two people were injured in a two-car accident on Montauk Highway near S. Strongs Avenue at about 3:15 p.m. The driver of a Ford Bronco traveling east on Montauk Highway reportedly suffered a medical emergency and tried to make a U-turn when it was struck by a Nissan Maxima also traveling east. The Nissan was sent onto the curb and stopped just before hitting a building. The Copiague Fire Department responded and transported the injured to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center with nonlife threatening injuries. (April 25, 2013)

Nassau County police are investigating a motorcycle accident
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Nassau County police are investigating a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon on Sunrise Highway and Rose Place in Bellmore. The injured motorcyclist was taken by Nassau County Police Ambulance to Nassau University Medical Center. Police have closed Sunrise Highway from Newbridge Road to Centre Avenue as the investigation continues. (April 27, 2013)

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The East Northport Fire Department responds to a
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The East Northport Fire Department responds to a two-car collision on Larkfield and Clay Pitts roads in East Northport Friday evening. An adult and a child were transported to Huntington Hospital by the East Northport Rescue Squad with nonlife threatening injuries. (April 26, 2013)

At least three people were injured early Saturday
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At least three people were injured early Saturday morning after a near head-on collision between a pickup truck and an SUV and the intersection of Peninsula Boulevard and Sycamore Avenue in Hempstead. After the crash the SUV also struck a fence and nearby building. (April 27, 2013)

The West Babylon Fire Department takes an unidentified
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The West Babylon Fire Department takes an unidentified male pedestrian who was struck by a car and seriously injured at Sunrise Highway and Hubbards Path in West Babylon to meet a Suffolk County Police Helicopter that would take him to Stony Brook University Hospital. The driver who struck the man remained at the scene and the eastbound service road of Sunrise Highway was closed for several hours while the accident was investigated. (April 26, 2013)

A driver's vehicle overturned on Smith Road at
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A driver's vehicle overturned on Smith Road at about noon Sunday in Ronkonkoma. Ronkonkoma firefighters removed the occupant. (April 28, 2013)

Riverhead police investigate a motor vehicle accident in
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Riverhead police investigate a motor vehicle accident in Wading River early Monday near Fink's Country Farm Stand at 6242 Middle Country Rd. A Riverhead police spokesman said there were no details on the accident or of any injuries, however, he said a medical helicopter was requested. (April 29, 2013)

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The Holbrook Fire Department responded to the scene
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The Holbrook Fire Department responded to the scene of a crash at the intersection of Furrows Road and Main Street in Holbrook on Tuesday afternoon. One driver was evaluated at the scene by fire department personnel. (April 30, 2013)

The driver of a Nissan Pathfinder was injured
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The driver of a Nissan Pathfinder was injured in an accident about 10 p.m. at 13th Avenue and Herzel Boulevard in West Babylon. The Pathfinder was struck by a pickup truck causing it to roll over and land on its wheels. The West Babylon Fire Department responded and transported the injured driver to Good Samaritan Hospital. The driver of the pickup truck was taken into custody by Suffolk County Police First Precinct officers at the scene. (April 29, 2013)

Firefighters respond to the scene of a one-car
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Firefighters respond to the scene of a one-car accident after a driver's car overturned on Nicolls Road in Bayport early Monday. The extent of the injuries was not known, but police said the victim was "alert and conscious" during an airlift to Stony Brook University Hospital. (April 29, 2013)

A driver lost control of his vehicle and
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A driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a parked SUV on Dogwood Avenue in Franklin Square early Monday afternoon. The impact sent the parked vehicle into a hydrant, snapping it and causing a flood on the street. (April 29, 2013)

One person was injured in this two-car collision
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One person was injured in this two-car collision Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened at the intersection of Buckley Road and Woodside Avenue in Holtsville. The injured female motorist was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center by Holtsville Fire Department ambulance. (April 30, 2013)

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Three vehicles collided at the intersection of Bagatelle
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Three vehicles collided at the intersection of Bagatelle Road and the North Service Road of the Long Island Expressway in Melville sending two people to a hospital. (May 1, 2013)

A driver flipped a Nissan SUV over a
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A driver flipped a Nissan SUV over a guardrail on Sills Road (Route 101) just under the Long Island Expressway overpass in Yaphank just after midnight. Firefighters from the Yaphank Fire Department and Suffolk County Police Department officers responded. (May 1, 2013)

A truck hauling mulch crashed down into a
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A truck hauling mulch crashed down into a wooded area on the eastbound Sunrise Highway at about 7:20 a.m. between exits 57-58 in Shirley. Despite considerable damage to the vehicle, the driver was able to escape the vehicle with minor injuries. The truck also lost it's load of mulch. (May 1, 2013)

Second Squad detectives are investigating the scene of
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Second Squad detectives are investigating the scene of a Dix Hills crash early Thursday between a motorcycle and a car, Suffolk County police said. A police spokeswoman said she had no details on the crash or the injuries. (May 2, 2013)

A box truck struck a Long Island Rail
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A box truck struck a Long Island Rail Road train trestle on Cherry Valley Avenue in Garden City early Friday afternoon. The top of the truck and its rear door were completely torn off. Clearance height signs are clearly marked in the area. (May 3, 2013)

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Two vehicles were involved in a collision on
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Two vehicles were involved in a collision on north bound 112 and Horseblock Road in Medford. Medford ambulance personnel treated and transported the driver to a local hospital.(May 3,2013)

Four people were taken for hospital care Thursday
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Four people were taken for hospital care Thursday morning after a three car crash in southbound lanes of Nicolls Road south of the Middle Country Road overpass in Centereach. One person was trapped and firefighters from the Farmingville and Centereach departments helped cut the individual free. (May 2, 2013)

Four people were injured in two-car crash Friday
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Four people were injured in two-car crash Friday evening at the intersection of Route 112 and Peconic Avenue in Medford. All four were all transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital. (May 3, 2013)

A driver of an SUV was trapped in
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A driver of an SUV was trapped in the vehicle Saturday morning after crashing into the back off a roll-off truck carrying a full Dumpster. North Amityville firefighters had to use hydraulic tools to extricate the driver who was later taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip. The eastbound lanes of Sunrise Highway were closed for about an hour. (May 4, 2013)

The frame of a broken mall sign looms
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The frame of a broken mall sign looms above a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning at Horseblock Road and Old Medford Avenue in Medford. At least one person was reported injured in the crash that occurred shortly after 7 a.m. (May. 5, 2013)

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Rescuers work at a house at 41 North
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Rescuers work at a house at 41 North Indiana Ave. in Lindenhurst after a car rammed it Sunday afternoon. The occupants of the car were taken to a hospital. There was no report on the occupants of the house. The Lindenhurst Fire Department came to the scene of the crash. (May 5, 2013)

At about 5:15 p.m. Saturday, two cars collided
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At about 5:15 p.m. Saturday, two cars collided on St. Johnland Road just east of Old Dock Road in Kings Park. The Kings Park Fire Department responded to the head-on collision and provided care to the driver of one of the vehicles and transported him to Stony Brook University Medical Center with undisclosed injuries. (May 4, 2013)

Shortly after 10 p.m. on Friday night, the
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Shortly after 10 p.m. on Friday night, the East Northport Fire Department responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident on Larkfield Road just east of Meadow Lark Drive in East Northport with several occupants of one vehicle trapped. Crews used hydraulic tools to gain access to the auto and remove the victims. At least five people were injured and were transported to Huntington Hospital with undisclosed injuries by East Northport Fire Department ambulances. (May 3, 2013)

According to officials, the driver of a tractor-trailer
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According to officials, the driver of a tractor-trailer was injured in an accident at about 1:50 p.m. Tuesday on the ramp from the eastbound Sunrise Highway Service Road to westbound Route 109 in West Babylon. As the vehicle left the highway, it overturned onto its side, dumping the debris it was carrying, injuring the driver and caused a fuel leak. The West Babylon Fire Department, Suffolk County Police and Town of Babylon fire marshal responded to the scene. The injured driver was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital by West Babylon Fire Department Ambulance with nonlife-threatening injuries. The ramp was closed for several hours until the truck could be cleared from the road.

The driver of a 1955 Mercury Montclair was
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The driver of a 1955 Mercury Montclair was injured after colliding with a van on Grumman Road West in Bethpage Monday evening. (May 6, 2013)

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Holbrook, NY - One person was injured in
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Holbrook, NY - One person was injured in this two car crash Thursday evening. The accident happened at the intersection of Veterans Highway and Lincoln Avenue in Holbrook. The driver of the Ford Edge was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital by Holbrook FD ambulance with unspecified injuries. (May 9,2013)

Firefighters and EMTs from Plainview and Syosset respond
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Firefighters and EMTs from Plainview and Syosset respond to a crash at Woodbury Road and Den Place in Plainview after a car overturned and slammed into a school bus that was carrying children. The driver of the car had to be freed from the car using the "Jaws of Life" and was transported to a hospital. (May 9, 2013)

A pickup truck flipped over on Nassau Boulevard
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A pickup truck flipped over on Nassau Boulevard in Garden City early Wednesday afternoon. The truck left the roadway just north of Cambridge Avenue, struck a light pole and overturned on its side. (May 8, 2013)

A Long Island Rail Road train struck a
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A Long Island Rail Road train struck a car on the tracks near the Brentwood station Friday afternoon, killing the driver, an LIRR spokesman said. The accident involving the westbound non-passenger train occurred shortly after 4 p.m., at the crossing on Islip Avenue in Central Islip, disrupting service between Ronkonkoma and Farmingdale for a couple of hours.

The driver of a Suzuki wagon was killed
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The driver of a Suzuki wagon was killed in a single-car accident on Sunrise Highway at North Fulton Avenue in North Lindenhurst at about 3:30 a.m., police said. (May 10, 2013)

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Members of the Farmingville Fire Department respond to
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Members of the Farmingville Fire Department respond to a car fire on Express Drive North, west of Blue Point Road in Farmingville. No injuries were reported. (May 10,2013)

At least four people were injured late Thursday
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At least four people were injured late Thursday afternoon in a head-on collision on Nassau Boulevard near Atlantic Avenue in Garden City Park. The impact of the crash caused one SUV to overturn trapping the driver. Firefighters and EMS units were on the scene along with county police. (May 9, 2013)

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