Crash victims helped by soldiers en route to help administer vaccines on Long Island

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Monday, May 31, 2021
Soldiers help crash victims in Wantagh
A group of soldiers on the way to a Memorial Day event pulled over to help.

WANTAGH, Nassau County (WABC) -- A car overturned on the Wantagh State Parkway in Wantagh on Monday morning.

The car flipped on the northbound highway near Merrick Road just after 7 a.m.

Two soldiers who were on their way to help in the administration of the vaccine pulled over to help.

Video showed extensive damage to two of the vehicles and to a wooden guardrail in the center median.

Rescue vehicles were on the scene in addition to police.

It appeared the woman in the car suffered a non-life-threatening injury.

There was no immediate word what led to the crash.

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