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Police: SUV gets stuck on LIE snowbank

Suffolk County police said two men were safely

Suffolk County police said two men were safely removed from a vehicle after it became stuck on a snowbank on the eastbound Long Island Expressway near Exit 51 in Dix Hills on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Photo Credit: James Carbone

A driver and passenger were safely removed Monday from their tilted vehicle after it got stuck on a snowbank on the shoulder of the Long Island Expressway, Suffolk County police said.

The driver was traveling in the right-hand eastbound lane near Exit 51 in Dix Hills, police said, when the vehicle got caught up in the snow that had formed a sort of ramp near the concrete barrier.

“Emergency services secured the vehicle, and the two men were escorted out,” a police spokeswoman said. There were no injuries, she said.

The call came in at 12:25 p.m.

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