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Cops: Westbound Sunrise Highway reopens after crash in Bellport

Westbound Sunrise Highway in Bellport was temporarily closed

Westbound Sunrise Highway in Bellport was temporarily closed Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, after an accident, Suffolk County police said. Credit: James Carbone

Westbound Sunrise Highway in Bellport has reopened Tuesday afternoon after an accident involving a box truck operated by a driver with a suspended license, police said.

The accident, west of Exit 56, Station Road, was reported in a 911 call at 1:10 p.m., Suffolk County police said.

The unidentified driver of the truck, traveling in the left lane, “lost control on the slippery roadway and sideswiped a Chrysler Pacifica,” police said in a statement.

The truck overturned and wound up on the grassy center median. No one was injured in the accident, police said.

“The driver of the box truck was issued a summons for having a suspended license,” police said.

The truck was uprighted shortly before 3 p.m. and shortly before 4 p.m. the road reopened, police said.

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