Dangerous weather conditions on long island: a car crashed into a tree

Dangerous weather conditions on long island: a car crashed into a tree

At about midnight on highway 83 North of Canal Road the car crashed into a tree. The impact was so strong that the car was cut in half, and its engine was in the middle of the street.

The police have not yet announced the cause of the accident, but, most likely, the driver lost control in heavy rain close to midnight, began to turn into snow.

For five borough of new York yesterday was released a snow warning. The snow will stop today (2 February). According to forecasts, this will happen approximately between 6 and 9 am.

A cold front will move across the region. In most parts of the territory should fall 1 to 2 inches of snow (2.5-5 cm), and in some parts can reach up to 3 inches (7.5 cm). In the course of the day the temperature will fall, so the road will be covered with an ice crust.

Drivers and pedestrians are urged to beware of ice. In connection with the freezing conditions several schools are closed today. Full list of closed schools is available on the website abc7ny.

I’m in Suffolk County, Long Island this morning watching the thermometer. Rain 🌧 plus dropping temps could make roads slick and/or icy. This car is in Mount Sinai slid off the road into a tree, splitting in half. #Abc7NY pic.twitter.com/tERenXypP1

— Derick Waller (@wallerABC7) February 2, 2018

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