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Cops: 2 hurt in Northern State crash; driver arrested

The eastbound Northern State Parkway was closed after

The eastbound Northern State Parkway was closed after an accident between exits 34 and 35 on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Credit: Howard Schnapp

A motorist was arrested and his two passengers seriously injured Thursday in a crash that closed eastbound Northern State Parkway in Nassau for five hours, state police said.

The single-car crash happened about 7:30 a.m. between Exit 34, Brush Hollow Road in Jericho, and Exit 35, Route 106/107 in Hicksville, state police said.

Both passengers were taken to the hospital, state police said. No other details were immediately available.

The driver's name and his charges were not immediately released.

All eastbound lanes of the parkway were reopened at 12:38 p.m.

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