Parts of LIE reopened after accident

WABC-TV Eyewitness News Coverage: Breaking News

April 4, 2011 8:52:45 AM PDT
The Long Island Expressway was reopened in both directions in Old Westbury after an earlier accident.

Two people may have been struck by a passing eastbound car while changing a tire at Exit 39.

Their conditions were not immediately clear. Authorities called for a helicopter to take the injured to the hospital.

Two others who were in the passing car were also being treated for injuries.

The Long Island Expressway was closed in both directions for an extended period of time for the investigation.

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