Multi-vehicle accident closes part of LIE at exit 57 during evening rush

An image from a traffic camera at Exit An image from a traffic camera at Exit 56 shows traffic backed up in the eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway after a crash in Hauppauge. (Aug. 27, 2013) Photo Credit: NYSDOT

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An accident on the Long Island Expressway in Hauppauge closed two eastbound lanes for approximately two hours during the Tuesday evening rush hour, according to the state Department of Transportation.

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The accident, reported at 5:39 p.m., involved multiple vehicles in the area of Exit 57, according to The incident was resolved by 7:20 p.m.

Further details were not immediately available.

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