3-Year-Old Girl Dead After Crash Sends Car Off Road, Hitting Tree: Police

A 3-year-old girl is dead after the car she was in hit a tree when hit by another car in Uniondale Sunday, authorities said.

The man driving  a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling eastbound on Jerusalem Avenue and was trying to change lanes when he collided with a 2016 Chevrolet Equinox. 

The 2016 Equinox then left the road and struck a tree, police said. 

The 3-year-old girl in the damaged car was pronounced dead at a local hospital, police said. The 66-year-old driver sustained back and neck injuries. A 28-year-old woman suffered from lower leg fractures. 

The passengers in the 2017 Equinox didn't suffer from physical injuries, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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