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ATV, car collision on Hempstead Turnpike leaves 4 injured, say cops

Nassau police investigate an accident between an all-terrain

Nassau police investigate an accident between an all-terrain vehicle and a car on the Hempstead Turnpike, near Hofstra Boulevard and California Avenue, on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, in Hempstead. Credit: Howard Schnapp

Four people were hospitalized after an all-terrain vehicle and a car collided Friday night on Hempstead Turnpike near Hofstra University, Nassau police said.

Police said the collision, involving a Nissan Altima and a Honda ATV, happened near Hofstra Boulevard and California Avenue at 8:54 p.m.

Two people from the Nissan and two from the quad were taken to the hospital, a Nassau detective on the scene said. All four, who were not identified, had non-life-threatening injuries.

The westbound lanes of Hempstead Turnpike in front of Hofstra were closed as of midnight Friday.

Further details were not immediately available.

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