All LIE lanes back open following tanker crash

January 24, 2010 10:58:01 AM PST
All lanes on the Long Island Expressway near exit 48 in Melville are back open Sunday morning following a deadly tanker crash. It happened around 8 a.m. Saturday.

The truck's driver, 57-year-old Mujahid Shah, was killed when he hit a car that was attempting to pull to the side of the road.

The truck flipped over, and exploded, creating a huge fireball.

The car's driver, 30-year-old Marie Stephanie Medina, suffered non life threatening injuries.


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