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Suffolk police investigate a multi-vehicle crash along the (Credit: James Carbone)

Suffolk police investigate a multi-vehicle crash along the eastbound part of the Long Island Expressway at exit 68 near Yaphank. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Multi-vehicle crash closes LIE

Suffolk County police responded to a fiery accident involving 25 vehicles that closed the Long Island Expressway in both directions in Yaphank. At least one person died and dozens were injured in the crash.

A tractor trailer and one of several cars
(Credit: James Carbone)

A tractor trailer and one of several cars are engulfed in flames after a massive pileup on the eastbound LIE in Yaphank. (Dec. 19, 2012)

A tractor trailer and a car are engulfed
(Credit: Nicholas Rosario)

A tractor trailer and a car are engulfed in fire after a massive pile-up between exits 68-69 on the LIE, after the truck slammed into more than a dozen vehicles, killing one person and injuring 32. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Suffolk firefighters work to extinguish a blaze after
(Credit: James Carbone)

Suffolk firefighters work to extinguish a blaze after a tractor trailer slammed into more than a dozen vehicles between exits 68-69 on the LIE near Yaphank. One person was killed and 32 were injured. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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Suffolk firefighters respond to a multi-vehicle crash along
(Credit: James Carbone)

Suffolk firefighters respond to a multi-vehicle crash along the eastbound part of the Long Island Expressway at exit 68 near Yaphank that killed one person and injured 33 others. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Suffolk police investigate a multi-vehicle crash along the
(Credit: James Carbone)

Suffolk police investigate a multi-vehicle crash along the eastbound part of the Long Island Expressway at exit 68 near Yaphank. (Dec. 19, 2012)

A firefighter sprays foam on a car that
(Credit: James Carbone)

A firefighter sprays foam on a car that caught fire after a massive pile-up between exits 68-69 on the LIE, after the truck slammed into more than a dozen vehicles, killing one person and injuring 32. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Investigators at the scene of an accident in
(Credit: John Roca)

Investigators at the scene of an accident in which police said one person was killed and at least 32 injured on the eastbound Long Island Expressway near Yaphank. (Dec. 19, 2012).

Suffolk police investigate a multi-vehicle crash along the
(Credit: Robert Garofalo)

Suffolk police investigate a multi-vehicle crash along the eastbound part of the Long Island Expressway at exit 68 near Yaphank. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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Suffolk police investigate a multi-vehicle crash along the
(Credit: Robert Garofalo)

Suffolk police investigate a multi-vehicle crash along the eastbound part of the Long Island Expressway at exit 68 near Yaphank. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Police officers examine a tractor trailer and a
(Credit: John Roca)

Police officers examine a tractor trailer and a car after a number of cars and trucks were involved in a major accident on the Long island Expressway at Exit 68. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Firefighters use hoses to douse the wreckage after
(Credit: John Roca)

Firefighters use hoses to douse the wreckage after a number of cars and trucks were involved in a major accident on the Long island Expressway at Exit 68. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Firefighters use hoses to douse the wreckage after
(Credit: John Roca)

Firefighters use hoses to douse the wreckage after a number of cars and trucks were involved in a major accident on the Long Island Expressway (I-495) at Exit 68. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Firefighters use hoses to douse the wreckage after
(Credit: John Roca)

Firefighters use hoses to douse the wreckage after a number of cars and trucks were involved in a major accident on the Long island Expressway at Exit 68. (Dec. 19, 2012)

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Firefighters use hoses to douse the wreckage after
(Credit: John Roca)

Firefighters use hoses to douse the wreckage after a number of cars and trucks were involved in a major accident on the Long island Expressway at Exit 68. (Dec. 19, 2012)

Police say a serious accident involving a truck
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Police say a serious accident involving a truck and multiple vehicles has closed the LIE at exit 68.

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