NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Three people are in the hospital after detectives said a drunken driver ran a red light crashing into two separate cars in Hempstead on Saturday morning.
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Police said 27-year-old Vincent Luisi, of 8 Inlet Drive, was driving eastbound on Fulton Avenue and drove through a red light striking two separate cars.
The crash injured all three occupants of the first car. A 35-year-old female suffered a brain hemorrhage and a lacerated liver, a 31-year-old male suffered multiple complex factures to his face, and a 27-year-old female suffered a cranial contusion. The first two are in critical condition and the third is in stable condition.
The two occupants of the second car did not report any injuries.
Luisi, meanwhile, faces charges of aggravated vehicular assault, reckless endangerment, reckless driving, driving while intoxicated, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle.
He will be arraigned on Sunday at First District Court in Hempstead.