A man is dead after being involved in a head-on collision on the Southern State Parkway. The accident reportedly occurred around 10 p.m. on Nov. 11.
According to police, the accident was caused by a 63-year-old Bay Shore man who was driving the wrong way down the parkway. His vehicle struck another vehicle being driven by a 24-year-old East Islip man. The younger man died at the scene. The older man was transported to Southside Hospital for treatment of critical injuries.