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Westbound LIE reopens after crash in Yaphank, officials say

Yaphank firefighters and Suffolk County police respond to

Yaphank firefighters and Suffolk County police respond to a crash Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Photo Credit: James Carbone

The westbound Long Island Expressway was closed for about an hour in the vicinity of Exit 68, the William Floyd Parkway, on Tuesday after police said a vehicle crashed into trees.

Suffolk County police said the crash in Yaphank was reported at 11:31 a.m. It was not immediately clear if there were injuries.

Police said details were still emerging.

The road was reopened at 12:32 p.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.

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