Heampstead, NY - September 22, 2014 - On 9/22/14 at 12:12 AM, troopers were dispatched to a report of an accident on the Meadowbrook State Parkway in Hempstead. A 2011 Chevrolet Camaro was southbound on the Meadowbrook Parkway, north of the Southern State Parkway when the operator lost control and struck the cement center median. The Camaro then drove across all lanes of southbound traffic before striking a tree on the right(west) shoulder. The vehicle operator, Stanley Miles, age 22, of Roosevelt and his passenger Darren Gregory, age 31, also of Roosevelt, were pronounced dead at the accident scene. The investigation is on-going.
During the road closure for the fatal accident a marked State Police patrol car was struck by a passing motorist causing minor damage to both vehicles.