Cops: Officer stable after LIE rollover

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A Nassau County police officer was hospitalized in stable condition after his patrol unit rolled over Monday night on a Long Island Expressway entrance ramp in Syosset, police said.

Police did not release the identity of the officer, but said he is a seven-year member assigned to the Second Precinct.

The officer complained of neck and back pain after the single-car crash, which occurred at 8:48 p.m. on the westbound entrance ramp at Exit 43, South Oyster Bay Road.

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On Tuesday morning, police said the cause of the crash is under investigation and that it was not clear if the officer was responding to a call or was on routine patrol at the time.

With Bill Mason

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