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LIE crash overturns Jeep, injures one, Suffolk police say

The Ronkonkoma Fire Department responds to a two-vehicle

The Ronkonkoma Fire Department responds to a two-vehicle crash that briefly closed the eastbound Long Island Expressway between exits 60 and 61 at about 2 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2016. Credit: Stringer News Service

A two-vehicle crash closed the eastbound Long Island Expressway for about 45 minutes early Friday on the Lake Ronkonkoma-Holtsville border, Suffolk County police said.

Police said one person was transported to a hospital for treatment after the crash, which occurred between Exit 60 and Exit 61 at about 2 a.m. No one was charged.

Police said a Jeep Grand Cherokee in the high-occupancy vehicle lane was struck by a BMW being driven in the left lane, causing the Jeep to overturn. The Jeep driver was transported for treatment of minor injuries.

Additional details were not available.

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