A car struck a guardrail on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills early Wednesday and flipped over, Suffolk County police said.

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Several people were taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore with injuries that were described as not life-threatening.

The crash occurred westbound about 12:30 a.m. near Exit 53, Sagtikos Parkway, and westbound lanes were closed westbound for an hour and 40 minutes, police said.