DIX HILLS - The hunt is on for the hit-and-run dump truck driver who police say caused a crash on the Long Island Expressway.

Authorities say the accident happened on the LIE near exit 51 in Dix Hills last night. Police say the truck driver rear-ended a car, which then hit two vehicles.

Investigators say one driver, 83-year-old William Broer, was airlifted to the hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.