Man Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash -Jericho Turnpike, Huntington
Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that killed a man in Huntington Monday May 24, 2021.
Mark Bernzweig was driving a 2004 Honda Accord westbound on Jericho Turnpike when he collided with a 2018 Lexus RX350 being driven by Denise O’Grady, who was attempting to make a left turn onto Jericho Turnpike from southbound Werner Road at approximately 5 p.m. The Honda continued westbound on Jericho Turnpike where it struck a 2013 Nissan Rogue being driven by Ester Lopez-Dominguez, and a 2012 Nissan Versa being driven by Alexis Selmar. Both vehicles were stopped eastbound on Jericho Turnpike, waiting at a light at Warner Road.
Bernzweig, 50, of Huntington, was transported to Huntington Hospital where he died. Detectives are investigating if Bernzweig suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash. Selmar, 23, of Huntington was transported to South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore with non-life-threatening injuries. O’Grady, 51, of Huntington, and Lopez-Dominguez, 26, of Huntington were not injured.
All vehicles were impounded for safety checks.