Update: Victims Identified in Wreck on Southern State Parkway in Islip


ISLIP, NY – The victims in a crash on Southern State Parkway in Islip have now been identified. According to authorities, Ismael Jefferson of Hempstead was driving his Infiniti sedan westward on the parkway when he lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a tree in a center median.

Jefferson and two passengers in his car, 22-year-old Tony Porter of Westbury and 19-year-old Ja-Asia Hasty of Hempstead, were all killed in the crash. Another passenger, 21-year-old Jeneyah Cruz, was hospitalized.

Our thoughts are with the victims’ families at this time.

Disclaimer: This post should not be construed as legal advice. The injury lawyers of Finz & Finz, P.C., regularly update our readers on the latest news in New York and Long Island to make our community safer. We are committed to helping those who’ve been hurt in accidents in our community know what to do to keep themselves and their families safe, and if you’ve been injured in an accident, we can help.

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