The Syosset Volunteer Fire Department responded to an MVA on westbound Jericho Turnpike at the entrance to the Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway in Woodbury. Arriving units found a two-car accident that caused one car to leave the roadway, crash through the Route 135 sign and come to rest hanging on the guardrail. There were no injuries at the scene , but the car’s gas tank ruptured spilling over 10 gallons of gas onto the roadway. The Nassau County Fire Marshals Hazardous Materials unit along with the Hicksville Volunteer Fire Departments Hazardous Materials unit were called to the scene to control the leak. The leak was stopped and a sand truck was called. Jericho Turnpike was closed westbound for about an hour backing traffic up into Suffolk County.

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