4 unrelated crashes on Long Island Expressway during morning rush hour

A number of car accidents tied up traffic

A number of car accidents tied up traffic this morning. (October 1, 2013 12:54 PM)

Commuters faced a rough ride on the LIE this morning with at least four unrelated crashes. A car caught fire on the Expressway in Dix Hills during the morning rush hour around 7 a.m. The westbound lanes were closed between exits 52 and 53. The lanes have since reopened and no one was injured in the fire. Meanwhile, a tractor-trailer flipped over around 3:50 a.m. on the ramp at exit 73 near the...

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