The Long Island Expressway was closed eastbound between exits 50/Bagatelle Rd and exit 51/Deer Park Avenue on Friday morning because of a crash involving an overturned truck.
Police say Samuel Sagesse was driving a tractor trailer with a female passenger on the eastbound LIE, west of exit 51, when he lost control of the vehicle, which overturned at approximately 3 a.m. The entrance ramp and all eastbound lanes were closed at exit 50. Sagesse, 25, of Central Islip and his passenger, Guacchina Rameau, 19, of Bay Shore declined medical treatment at the scene. All lanes on the LIE were reopened just before 6 a. m. on Friday.