Cops: Man at hospital after report of fall from overpass
The Suffolk County police Aviation Unit transported a man to a nearby hospital Tuesday after he was reported to have fallen from an overpass above the Southern State Parkway in West Babylon, a police spokeswoman said.
Police had few details but the spokeswoman said a police helicopter took the man to Stony Brook University Hospital.
A 911 call for a man falling from the overpass at Belmont Avenue, Exit 37, came in at 10:13 a.m., the spokeswoman said.
The state's Department of Transportation website reported one westbound lane of the parkway closed at Belmont Avenue because of an unknown accident.
The lane was reopened to traffic at 10:49 a.m., the DOT site said.