Two cars smashed head-on into one another Saturday morning on the entrance ramp of the Southern State Parkway in Malverne Park Oaks.
The confused driver of a SUV mistakenly turned down Emerson Drive, a road adjacent to the entrance ramp for the Southern State Parkway at Exit 17 (Hempstead Avenue). The driver then proceeded to drive up the entrance ramp, heading in the wrong direction, and collided into a sedan that was attempting to access the parkway correctly.
Both drivers were injured and transported to nearby hospitals.
Thes EMS unit and Nassau County Police were on the scene.