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Eastbound lanes of LIE reopen after crash at Jericho exit

Two people were taken to Nassau University Medical

Two people were taken to Nassau University Medical Center after a truck carrying lumber overturned and shoved a passenger car into the trees along the Long Island Expressway near Exit 40 in Jericho. Aug. 19, 2013) Photo Credit: Mark Bellew

All eastbound lanes have reopened on the Long Island Expressway after a truck overturned Monday afternoon in Jericho, according to the state Department of Transportation and Nassau County police.

The state website, informny.com, said the truck overturned near Exit 40, Jericho Turnpike, at about 2:23 p.m., closing all but the HOV lane.

Other details were not immediately available as Old Westbury Village police remained at the scene at about 8 p.m. to investigate the accident.

DOT cameras at the website showed traffic backed up from Exit 40 to Exit 39, Glen Cove Road.

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