A man critically injured in a seven-vehicle crash on the Robert Moses Causeway in Islip was identified Thursday as 19-year-old Queens resident, New York State Police said.
Sameer Ramnarine, driving a 1997 Lexus, was critically injured in the Wednesday night crash and treated at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, police said.
Ramnarine remained in critical condition Thursday night, police said.
The domino-effect collision occurred about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday in the northbound lanes of the causeway, police said in a statement Thursday.
Oscar A. Rios-Sosa, 30, of Brentwood, was driving a 2013 Mercedes when he failed to stop, “at which time he struck one vehicle from behind and caused six other vehicles to be struck,” police said.
State Police did not say whether Rios-Sosa was cited after the crash.
No one else was injured during the collisions, authorities said.
Police said the investigation is ongoing.
State Police urge anyone with information to call 631-756-3300.