The Wantagh Fire Department responded to a single-car collision, with a person trapped, on the Southern State Parkway. Third Assistant Chief Bill Stevens reported a car over the guardrail on the center median with one unresponsive occupant pinned inside. Engine 2 worked to free the occupant under the direction of Lieutenant Nick Finocchio and they were further assisted by Squad 1, led by Captain Bruce Sparke. The person was extricated in approximately 10 minutes and transported to an area hospital by a Nassau County Police Ambulance.   

– Fire News photo by Kevin Regan, PIO