Bay Shore Man Charged With DWI After Wife Injured In East Farmingdale Crash

EAST FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man is under arrest for DWI and his wife hospitalized following a  crash in East Farmingdale Tuesday night.

Police said 57-year-old Jefferey Hirsch, of Bay Shore, was driving with his wife when his car collided with a vehicle stopped at a light on Wellwood Avenue around 7:43 p.m.

Hirsch’s wife, Pauline, was taken to Nassau University Medical Center for serious injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle, Ronald Giovelli, and his passenger, were treated for non-life threatening injuries at St. Joseph’s Hospital and released.

Hirsch sustained minor injuries. He has been charged with driving while intoxicated.

Both vehicles have been impounded for safety checks, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.

Detectives ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

  • Yosarian

    Truly a dark day for the Brew Haus Beer Club…

  • DaEmph

    He should be arrested justfor that Mustacheo!!


    anybody stupid enough to drive drunk is a fn boozer , i bet this is not his 1st dwi. lucky he didn’t kill anyone. i can drive , i just can’t see cause i’m a BOOZER……..CRASH.

  • Staten Island Guy

    Additional criminal charges should also been weighed in conjunction with wearing that handlebar mustache. I haven’t seen a handlebar mustache like this since the drummer in Starz. Or maybe this guy is the drummer from Starz. They’re heydey was the late 70s.

  • royallen

    ps, I love the shirt,it’s so 60’s

  • royallen

    Can you say..BOOZER..?

    • Scott

      How do you know he is a BOOZER, you idiot ! Comment with facts in the future, you don’t even know the man.

      • rucko

        i know this guy & yeah he is a Boozer & so is his wife…………………..

        • theresa

          his wife is most definitely not a boozer. she drinks ginger ale.

        • Scott

          @ Rucko . Then I stand corrected. Please accept my genuine apology. Thank you.

  • Peter

    Nice mugshot !!

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