Cops probe crash that killed Wantagh man

Andrew Tax of Wantagh was driving a 1988

Andrew Tax of Wantagh was driving a 1988 Oldsmobile on Sunrise Highway at Washington Avenue at about 7 p.m. Sunday when he collided with a 2012 Honda, police said. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. (Oct. 27, 2013) (Credit: Paul Mazza)

Homicide detectives are investigating a Sunday car crash in Seaford that killed a 68-year-old Wantagh man, Nassau County police said.

Andrew Tax of Wantagh was driving a 1988 Oldsmobile on Sunrise Highway at Washington Avenue at about 7 p.m. when he collided with a 2012 Honda, police said.

Tax was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:49 p.m.


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Police said they are unsure about the direction in which Tax was driving at the time of the accident.

The driver of the Honda, a man, 47, also was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Both vehicles were impounded for brake and safety checks, police said.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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