An alleged drunken driver struck and killed a person crossing a avenue simply after midnight Saturday in North Bay Shore, then fled the scene, however was arrested quickly afterwards, in line with the Suffolk County Police Division.
The pedestrian, Dany Ibarra, 38, of Bay Shore, was crossing at about 12:20 a.m. in entrance of 1724 Fifth Ave., when Darwin Contreras, 30, of Central Islip, was heading northbound on the highway and struck him with a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the police division wrote in a information launch.
Contreras was charged with leaving the scene of an accident leading to demise and driving whereas intoxicated, in line with the discharge, which mentioned he’s to be arraigned Sunday at First District Courtroom in Central Islip.
The discharge didn’t say how the police tracked down Contreras, why he’s alleged to have been the driving force or the proof that he was intoxicated. Nor did the discharge say how briskly Contreras was going.
In an e-mail Saturday afternoon, the police division press workplace declined to reply these questions.
Ibarra was the second pedestrian to be killed in a crash in Suffolk County in a span of about 4 hours.
At 7:58 p.m. Friday, a pickup truck driver struck and killed a 33-year-old man on the intersection of Howells Highway and Manatuck Boulevard in Bay Shore, the police division wrote in an earlier launch.
Extra individuals died in Suffolk County final 12 months from vehicle crashes than wherever else in New York State, a Newsday report published last month discovered, with 113 individuals killed.