3 family members killed in LIE crash laid to rest

A wake was held for Carmelo Pinales, 26, his sister Patricia, 27, and his 10-year-old son Cristopher in Uniondale yesterday.

The family was heading to Splish Splash for the boy's birthday party Sunday when police say Pinales lost control of his car and went airborne into oncoming traffic. Three other people died.

The family was heading to Splish Splash for the boy's birthday party Sunday when police say Pinales lost control of his car and went airborne into oncoming traffic. Three other people died. (8/26/16)

UNIONDALE - The funeral for three family members killed in Sunday's crash on the Long Island Expressway was held Friday. 

A wake was held for Carmelo Pinales, 26, his sister Patricia, 27, and his 10-year-old son Cristopher in Uniondale yesterday. 

Police say Pinales lost control of his car in the eastbound lanes of the LIE near exit 68, flipped over the guardrail and hit two cars heading westbound. 

Patricia's 3-year-old daughter is recovering from her injuries. 

Funerals for the three other people killed in the accident were held earlier this week. 

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