SMITHTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man faces DWI and other charges in connection with a crash involving a school bus Tuesday morning.
The incident happened around 9:45 a.m. on Route 25A in Smithtown.
Police said 44-year-old Robert Slavonik of Commack was pulling out of a Dunkin’ Donuts parking lot when his Dodge pickup truck struck the school bus.
Slavonik fled the scene but was later arrested after a witness reported the license plate number to police, authorities said. Slavonik was in the driver’s seat of the truck in the driveway of his home when he was taken into custody, police said.