Long Island Expressway

Hercules: Aftermath of the storm
Hercules: Aftermath of the storm
Central Maggie Hayes 1/03/2014 at 9:10AM

Queens residents woke up to more than half a foot of snow Friday morning as they prepared to deal with the aftermath of the winter storm.

One killed, three injured in LIE crash
Northeast Cristabelle Tumola 1/01/2014 at 9:31AM

An accident on the Long Island Expressway Wednesday left one man dead and three others injured after their car struck a median and overturned, police said.

31-year-old struck by car after vehicle stalls on LIE
31-year-old struck by car after vehicle stalls on LIE
Police Maggie Hayes 11/19/2013 at 4:35PM

A 31-year-old man got out of his stalled car on the side of the Long Island Expressway on Saturday when he was struck by an oncoming car. At the time, the victim was in critical condition, according to police. He was hit on the westbound expressway at exit 29 at 8:15 p.m. The driver, a [...]

Ozone Park man rescues driver from burning car wreck
Ozone Park man rescues driver from burning car wreck
South Liam La Guerre 10/22/2013 at 4:21PM

Saving a drunken driver from a burning car crash was literally all in a day’s work for one Ozone Park resident. Fuel truck driver Alex Mitchell, 37, was on his shift when he stopped to rescue an allegedly intoxicated John Boisseau, who slammed his car into a tree near Exit 55 on the Long Island [...]

Maspeth residents continue to fight truck traffic
Maspeth residents continue to fight truck traffic
Southwest Liam La Guerre 6/24/2013 at 12:42PM

Maspeth residents have road rage for big rig drivers. Community leaders and residents held a rally at the intersection of 64th Street and Flushing Avenue on June 20 to bring attention to a perceived excess of tractor trailer traffic in the area. Residents have long contended drivers ignore laws and use residential streets as shortcuts [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/11/2013 at 7:11AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with rain. Fog early. High of 45. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Monday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 34. Breezy. Winds from the West at 10 to 20 mph. [...]

Kosciuszko Bridge connecting Queens and Brooklyn to be replaced
Kosciuszko Bridge connecting Queens and Brooklyn to be replaced
Southwest Maggie Hayes 1/22/2013 at 10:49AM

The Kosciuszko Bridge will soon be falling down — and an entirely revamped bridge will be built in its place. “The bridge is over 70 years old,” said Adam Levine, spokesperson for the state’s Department of Transportation (DOT). “It’s in constant need of repairs at this point.” Those who use the bridge connecting Queens to [...]

Queens man killed in drunk driving accident on LIE
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/02/2013 at 12:45PM

A Flushing man was arrested today for killing his passenger during a drunk driving accident on the Long Island Expressway (LIE), said police. The driver, 39-year-old Ricardo Rivas, was travelling eastbound on the LIE around 4:00 a.m. Wednesday when he hit the median right after the 108th Street exit, injuring all four of his passengers. Carlos [...]