Car, truck crash on Hempstead Turnpike

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area. (1/27/16)

BETHPAGE - Police say a car and truck collided on Hempstead Turnpike, resulting in an oil spill near the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway.

The crash forced closures of the eastbound lanes.

It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured in the crash. The road has since reopened. 

Police were advising motorists to avoid the area.

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