Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Don't worry, he lived.

A chain-reaction accident on the Long Island Expressway (LIE) caused major delays around 8:45 this morning. The car pictured here is...was an Audi.

A westbound tractor-trailer starting having problems and hit the Audi. The car then slammed into the retaining wall. A couple of charter busses then struck the tractor-trailer. The driver of the Audi was airlifted from the scene and is expected to live. There were no other major injuries.

The truck was 16,000 pounds over it's legal limit, was driving on bald tires, and had an invalid registration. Check out more pictures here.

(Source - Newsday)