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Motorcyclist seriously injures leg in crash on Sunrise Highway, say cops

Nassau County detectives investigate the scene of a

Nassau County detectives investigate the scene of a collision between a motorcycle and another vehicle on the westbound lanes of Sunrise Highway in Massapequa on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

A motorcyclist suffered a serious leg injury in a vehicle crash that shut down westbound Sunrise Highway in Massapequa for hours Friday afternoon, Nassau police said.

The 69-year-old victim was going north on Route 107 when the 23-year-old driver of a Toyota Corolla going south made a left onto Sunrise Highway, police said.

The collision happened just after 3:50 p.m., closing the westbound highway between Route 107 and Broadway, police said.

The motorcyclist was airlifted to a hospital, but his injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

Photos of the scene showed a Toyota Corolla with left-side damage.

Police said no crime was involved and both vehicles were impounded for brake and safety checks.

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