An unidentified driver was hurt Monday after losing control of his SUV on the northbound , crashing into an abandoned car and careening into nearby woods.
The afternoon incident took place on the northbound side of Route 135 near the Northern State Parkway. The disabled car was unoccupied, authorities said.
Nassau County Highway Patrol officers and Emergency Services Units were called to the scene after a highway police unit discovered the crash.
were called to the scene to assist.
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Emergency crews found the injured man inside his SUV, which had come to rest in a wooded area off of the expressway, authorities said.
The driver was transported to Nassau University Medical Center. His condition was not available. The cause of the accident was unclear.
The entrance ramp to the northbound 135 from the eastbound Northern State Parkway was temporarily closed.