A 52-year-old man suffered multiple fractures to his legs and hypothermia following a car crash off the Long Island Expressway.
The crash took place around 11:16 a.m., Monday, April 12 at North Marginal Road and the Jericho Turnpike in Jericho, said the Nassau County Police.
According to police, officers responding to the crash found a 2020 Ford that had left North Marginal Road and into the woods.
The vehicle had struck several trees before overturning and landing in a nearby 75-foot sump with three feet of water, police said.
The driver was trapped inside the auto while water was entering the car. T
he Nassau County Emergency Service Unit responded and was able to reach the driver and extricate using specialized equipment.
The Nassau County Aviation unit also responded along with the Jericho Fire Department and were able to transport the victim to a nearby hospital for treatment.
The victim suffered from possible hypothermia and multiple fractures to both legs, police said.
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