Driver Killed in Wrong-Way Crash in Melville

A wrong-way  driver was killed in a head-on crash in Melville Thursday night, Suffolk County police said Friday

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a wrong-way driver and seriously injured another driver in Melville last night.

Marie Louis of North Amityville was driving a 2005 Honda Civic west in an eastbound lane of Express Drive south when she collided head on with a 2021 Mercedes Benz GLC driven by Venetia Atkinson at about 11:15 p.m.

Louis, 56,  was taken to Nassau University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

Atkinson, 61, of North Baldwin, was taken to the same hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Both vehicles were impounded.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.

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