Police: Over 250 crashes reported across Long Island during winter storm

Drivers say that once the snow mixed with rain, it became a slushy mess that made it hard to get around.

News 12 Staff

Feb 13, 2024, 10:19 PM

Updated 64 days ago

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State and county police responded to over 250 crashes Tuesday across Long Island as a winter storm hit the area.
Nassau County police say they responded to 82 crashes since the storm started and Suffolk County police say they responded to 133 crashes.
In Jericho, a van ended up on its side at around 2 p.m. on the South Service Road of the Long Island Expressway. Meanwhile, in Hauppauge, two cars were seen stranded on Motor Parkway near Melwood Drive.
State police tell News 12 that troopers responded to over 50 accidents in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Drivers say that once the snow mixed with rain, it became a slushy mess that made it hard to get around.
Officials are warning drivers about black ice that could come as temperatures drop into Wednesday. They are urging people to take it slow even though the snowfall has stopped.


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