A 73-year-old Syosset man died after his vehicle was rear-ended while he was stopped at a traffic light in Jericho on Monday morning.
Nassau County police said Medhat Sami was stopped at a red light on Jericho Turnpike at the corner of Old Hamlet Drive when his Infinity was struck from behind by a Mercedes Benz. Sami’s vehicle then struck a Ford Van stopped in front of him.
Sami was taken to Nassau University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later.
The 72-year-old man that struck Sami’s vehicle was treated at a local hospital for minor injuries. The 70-year-old man driving the van that Sami hit was not injured.
Second Squad detectives found no criminality involved in the crash and are inspecting the three vehicles involved.