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Two westbound LIE lanes reopen after Brentwood crash, cops say

Suffolk police and Brentwood firefighters work at the

Suffolk police and Brentwood firefighters work at the scene of crash on the Long Island Expressway on Tuesday. Photo Credit: Stringer News

Two westbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway near Brentwood have been reopened after Suffolk police and Brentwood firefighters responded to a four-car crash that shut down part of the highway there for about two hours Tuesday evening.

The 6:13 p.m. accident was reported in the westbound lanes of the highway near Exit 53 in Brentwood, police said.

Police dispatched a helicopter to the scene and airlifted a man to a hospital to be treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

Police said the investigation is continuing.

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