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Driver airlifted after Southern crash

The driver involved in a one-car accident on the Southern State Parkway in Wantagh Tuesday afternoon was airlifted to a hospital after the crash, State Police said.

The eastbound lanes of the Southern at Exit 28 were temporarily closed after the 1:36 p.m. accident, officials said. The right lane was the last to open, about 90 minutes after the crash.

The driver was taken to Nassau University Medical Center with serious injuries, a state trooper at the scene said.

With Peter Walden Sr.

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