Police: Driver hospitalized after Hicksville accident

Plainview firefighters and Nassau County police emergency service

Plainview firefighters and Nassau County police emergency service officers at the scene of a two-vehicle crash early Friday morning, May 23, 2014, on South Oyster Bay Road in Hicksville. One person was hospitalized after being extricated from a Pontiac Bonneville, police said. (Credit: Paul Mazza)

One person was hospitalized after being extricated from a car following a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in Hicksville, police said.

The crash occurred on South Oyster Bay Road, north of Plainview Road, at 4:07 a.m., Nassau County police said.

One of the two cars, a Pontiac Bonneville, then crashed into a tree -- trapping the driver. Police said Emergency Services Unit officers responded.


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Those ESU officers, along with volunteers from the Plainview Fire Department, freed the driver, who was then taken to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Police said there was no criminality suspected.

The identities of the drivers were not released by police.

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