Woman, 84, Dies in Westbury Crash, Cops Say

An 84-year-old woman died after the vehicle she was a passenger in was involved in a crash in Westbury on Thursday morning.

Nassau County police said an 86-year-old man driving a Nissan was making a left turn from Merrick Avenue northbound onto Old Country Road westbound when an eastbound Lexus hit his vehicle at 11:45 a.m. The Lexus then hit an Audi, police said.

The female passenger in the Nissan was taken to Winthrop University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Her identity wasn’t immediately released.

The Nissan and Lexus drivers were also taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.

Homicide Squad detectives impounded the Nissan and the Lexus but released the Audi to its owner.