TODAY'S PAPER
40° Good Evening
40° Good Evening
Long IslandNassau

Motorcyclist critical after being ejected, hitting head in crash, police say

A motorcyclist suffered severe head trauma Friday night when he smashed into the rear of a Jeep in East Meadow, was ejected and struck the pavement, Nassau County police said.

The 28-year-old man, who was not identified by police, was operating a Suzuki motorcycle at a high rate of speed southbound on Park Boulevard at Hempstead Turnpike shortly before 10:30 p.m. when he crashed into a 2014 Jeep that was stopped for a red light, police said.

The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital where he remains in critical condition, authorities said. 

The motorcycle was impounded for brake and safety checks and there were no injuries reported to the driver of the Jeep, a 23-year-old woman who also was not identified by police.

Authorities from the Third Squad are investigating the crash.

Latest Long Island News