A late-morning crash shut down the eastbound Southern State Parkway for nearly two hours Thursday at Exits 33 and 34 in East Farmingdale after a car hit an overpass, ejecting the driver and causing a vehicle pileup, State Police said.

The driver of a Ford Mustang was thrown from the vehicle after it hit the overpass at New Highway, police said.

The victim in the 11:34 a.m. crash was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip with unknown injuries, police said. After that crash, police said, there was a multicar accident involving drivers trying to stop for the first crash. It was not clear how many vehicles were involved in the subsequent pileup or if anyone was injured.

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Traffic was diverted onto Route 109 and New Highway, police said. On its website informny.com, the state Department of Transportation said the road was reopened by 1:30 p.m.

With Laura Blasey