Police: LIE lanes reopen after debris spill

Suffolk County police say all westbound Long Island Expressway lanes reopened Thursday night after debris spilled from a truck earlier in the evening.

Suffolk County police say most westbound Long Island Expressway lanes reopened Thursday night after debris spilled from a truck earlier in the evening.

Suffolk County police say most westbound Long Island Expressway lanes reopened Thursday night after debris spilled from a truck earlier in the evening. (4/28/16)

LAKE RONKONKOMA - Suffolk County police say all westbound Long Island Expressway lanes reopened Thursday night after debris spilled from a truck earlier in the evening.

The incident occurred around 7:05 p.m.

Police say that all westbound lanes, excluding the HOV lane, were shut down in addition to the Exit 60 ramp.

Traffic also backed up on the eastbound side due to rubbernecking.

It's not yet clear what caused the spill.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

In Long Beach, officials recommend moving cars to 1 South Shore braces for possible beach erosion due to nor'easter
The incident happened at Manor Field Park 2 Suspects sought in attack on teen in Huntington Station park
Prosecutors say O'Neil Sharpe Jr. caused the fiery 3 Man accused in fatal DWI on SSP to appear in court
Police say they think the shots were fired 4 Police: Shots fired into Elmont home with family inside
Cycle for Survival is the movement to beat 5 Cycle for Survival: Fighting rare cancers

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE