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Woman, 82, Killed in Woodbury Crash

Posted on Jun 22, 2011

An 82-year-old woman from Huntington Station was killed and two others were injured Tuesday afternoon when a car collided with two other vehicles in Woodbury, Nassau police said.

The woman, whose name has not been released, was a passenger in a 1983 Buick driven by an 82-year old man on Jericho Turnpike. The accident occurred at 12:30 pm, detectives said, when the westbound Buick collided with another westbound vehicle and then crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with a Toyota SUV.

The woman hit her head and was pronounced dead at a local hospital sometime later, according to police. The driver of her car and a 57-year old woman who was driving the Toyota SUV were both taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries

Police shut down Jericho Turnpike for about a mile down, re-directing traffic to alternative routes.

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