Stranded driver recounts Long Island nightmare - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Stranded driver recounts Long Island nightmare

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Treveor Kennedy went to help a friend's father who was stranded on the Long Island Expressway during the Blizzard of 2013.

The man was stuck on the LIE between Exits 58 and 59.  In the end, Kennedy became stranded himself.

"I took it upon myself to volunteer to maybe pick him up and take him home. Turns out, I couldn't get on to the LIE, so I went down on the service road. I started helping an Islip town truck, a big truck. Finally I found two guys walking, I asked them if they needed a ride. Heading back to drop off the second man in Centereach I got stuck," Kennedy said on Monday's Good Day New York.

He got stuck about 2:30 in the morning on Saturday.  He called police but said they told him "Good luck" because they would not be able to get to him.

Kennedy says he kept the car running for awhile but was starting to run out of fuel.

He bundled up and took comfort by looking at a picture he had with him of his three children.  He started to doze off about 4 a.m.

After waking up, he was stuck until about 2:30 p.m. when his brother was able to pick him up.

He never was able to reach the person he originally set out to help.

"I learned my lesson," Kennedy said.  "Stay home."

As for his car, "It's still on the road, on Nichols Road," Kennedy said on Monday morning.

The Suffolk County Police Department has set up a hotline to assist people whose vehicles became snowbound and may have been moved during snow removal operations. 

Motorists, who had to abandon their vehicles due to the snowstorm and have been unable to obtain information on the location of their vehicles, can call 631-775-2001.

Suffolk County Police are also asking any tow vendors who towed abandoned vehicles to call the number with information on vehicles that were towed and where the vehicles were taken.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • NYC stores with no signs feed curiosity

    NYC stores with no signs feed curiosity

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:40:09 GMT
    From coffee shops in Brooklyn to restaurants in Manhattan, we find speakeasies standing out by blending in. When people in Bushwick want a green machine juice blend they visit Leticia Castillo's Owl Juice Pub. But first they must find the owl. "We been doing fine without a sign," Castillo says.
    From coffee shops in Brooklyn to restaurants in Manhattan, we find speakeasies standing out by blending in. When people in Bushwick want a green machine juice blend they visit Leticia Castillo's Owl Juice Pub. But first they must find the owl. "We been doing fine without a sign," Castillo says.
  • NY brothers invent machine that makes CPR easier

    NY brothers invent machine that makes CPR easier

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:40:57 GMT
    Only 10 percent of people who get CPR from a bystander actually survive. But two young men in Westchester County have now patented a device that could dramatically increase those odds and save lives. John and Chris DiCapua's sitting room in their parents' Westchester County home has had a unique guest lying around for quite a while now: a CPR dummy. What began as an idea from their time as Boy Scouts is now a device that could potentially save lives.
    Only 10 percent of people who get CPR from a bystander actually survive. But two young men in Westchester County have now patented a device that could dramatically increase those odds and save lives. John and Chris DiCapua's sitting room in their parents' Westchester County home has had a unique guest lying around for quite a while now: a CPR dummy. What began as an idea from their time as Boy Scouts is now a device that could potentially save lives.
  • Ex-Councilman Halloran quickly convicted in bribery plot

    Ex-Councilman Halloran quickly convicted in bribery plot

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:53:04 GMT
    A jury took only about 90 minutes Tuesday to convict former New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran of bribery charges in a scheme to buy a spot on the mayoral ballot for state Sen. Malcolm Smith. Halloran was also found guilty of taking payoffs from what he thought were developers who wanted him to funnel city money their way. The men were actually an FBI agent and an FBI informant.
    A jury took only about 90 minutes Tuesday to convict former New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran of bribery charges in a scheme to buy a spot on the mayoral ballot for state Sen. Malcolm Smith. Halloran was also found guilty of taking payoffs from what he thought were developers who wanted him to funnel city money their way. The men were actually an FBI agent and an FBI informant.
Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices