Man in Serious Vehicular Accident After Car Overturns and Hits Tree in Roslyn Heights

The Third Squad is investigating a Serious Vehicular Accident that occurred on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 11:54 am in Roslyn Heights.

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Driver listed in critical condition. There is no apparent criminality. The investigation is ongoing.

Roslyn Heights, NY - February 20, 2017 - The Third Squad is investigating a Serious Vehicular Accident that occurred on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 11:54 am in Roslyn Heights.

According to detectives, a 33 year old male was operating a 2003 Chevrolet east on the 495 Long Island Expressway South Service Road in the vicinity of Brower’s Lane. The driver lost control striking a curb causing the auto to overturn and strike a tree. Third Precinct Police along with the Emergency Services Unit responded and removed the driver who was pinned in the auto. The male victim was then transported to a local hospital in a Nassau County Police Ambulance and treated for severe chest and back injuries. The victim is listed in critical condition.

The auto was impounded for a brake and safety check. There is no apparent criminality. The investigation is ongoing.