Police: Sunrise Highway Crash was Fatal

Wantagh resident killed Sunday night.

An accident that closed Sunrise Highway in Seaford Sunday night was fatal, Nassau County police said. 

Andrew Tax, 68 was behind the wheel of a 1988 Oldsmobile that was struck by a 2012 Honda at  7p.m.

He was hit by a 2012 Honda driven by a 47-year old man traveling west on the highway just past the Seaford-Massapequa border.

The two vehicles collided at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and Washington Avenue.

Tax was pronounced dead at 7:49 p.m., police said. THe other driver was taken to a local hospital, but was expected to recover.

He was not charged. Both veheicles were impounded for safety inspections.


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