BRENTWOOD - Police say a young disabled boy was killed in a crash on the Long Island Expressway this week.

It happened on the eastbound side of the Expressway near Motor Parkway in Brentwood on Wednesday. The 12-year-old Holbrook boy was in a van that lost control and flipped over, police say.

The boy was airlifted to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police say the driver of the van, who was the boy's nurse, was not injured.

Authorities say the accident remains under investigation.