LIE eastbound in Nassau reopens after crash

An accident involving an overturned SUV closed the

An accident involving an overturned SUV closed the eastbound Long Island Expressway from New Hyde Park Road to Willis Avenue. (June 20, 2013) (Credit: Mark Bellew)

An accident involving a car and a motorcycle shut down the eastbound Long Island Expressway in Roslyn Heights briefly during Thursday rush hour, Nassau police said.

The car overturned in the accident, which happened just before 4 p.m., police said.

The stretch between Exit 36, Searingtown Road, and Exit 37, Willis Avenue, was shut down and reopened at 4:33 p.m., according to the state's informny.com traffic site.


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A police spokeswoman said there were no serious injuries and other details, including the cause of the accident, were not immediately available.

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