Police: overturned vehicle closes Oceanside intersection


An overturned vehicle near the intersection of Oceanside and Merrick roads in Oceanside resulted in a temporary closure of the surrounding roadways on Sept. 14, police said.

The accident occurred at 9:13 a.m. and by 11 a.m. the intersection had been cleared and reopened. As of press time there were no reports of injuries.

According to people near the scene, a Jeep had flipped onto the sidewalk corner of Merrick Road and Cumberland Street after it allegedly collided with a Mercedes Benz. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.