On the afternoon June 7, 2024, the Roslyn fire companies were alerted for a truck fire on Northern Boulevard at the West Gate of Long Island University. Units found a head-on collision between a motorcycle and a pickup, with both on fire. One line from Engine 566 was used to extinguish the fire. The motorcyclist was fatally injured and the driver of the pickup truck was treated and transported by an NCPD ambulance to a local trauma center. The incident and subsequent investigation required the closure of Route 25A between Route 107 and Whitney Lane for several hours

during afternoon rush hour.

– Fire News photo by Michael Conklin