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Islip Terrace driver accidentally shoots himself in leg, cops say

An Islip Terrace man accidentally shot himself in the leg when he adjusted a gun in his waistband while driving on Route 110 in Melville on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Assistant Commissioner Justin Meyers, in a statement, said the man, who is 62, was taken to Nassau University Medical Center and is expected to survive.

The motorist has a gun permit, he said.

The accident occurred at 2:05 p.m. by Spagnoli Road, Meyers said.

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