Man, Woman Killed in Head-on Crash on Long Island, Police Say - NBC New York

Man, Woman Killed in Head-on Crash on Long Island, Police Say

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    Two Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on Long Island

    Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Long Island, authorities said. Ida Siegal reports.

    (Published Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018)

    What to Know

    • A man and a woman were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Long Island, police say

    • The crash took place on Crooked Hill Road, south of the Long Island Expressway, in Brentwood, around 1:40 p.m. on Sunday

    • Crooked Hill Road was closed in both directions between the LIE and the Sagtikos State Parkway; the investigation is ongoing

    A man and a woman were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Long Island, authorities said.

    Olvin Jimenez, 39, was driving a Toyota Corolla south on Crooked Hill Road in Brentwood around 1:40 p.m. on Sunday when he lost control of the car, crossed into the northbound lane and was struck by a Toyota RAV4, police said. 

    Jimenez and his front seat passenger Erica Jimenez-Mejia, also 39, were both pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. 

    Two children, a 2-year-old and a 10-year-old, were sitting in the back seat of the Corolla at the time of the crash and were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center with serious injuries, police said. 

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    The 21-year-old driver of the Toyota RAV4, a 17-year-old passenger and a 73-year-old passenger were taken to Southside Hospital with injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening, according to police. 

    After the crash, Crooked Hill Road was closed in both directions between the Long Island Expressway and the Sagtikos State Parkway, but had reopened as of 6 p.m. 

    Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks. The investigation is ongoing. 

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