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One Driver Arrested, Another Flees The Scene Following Sunrise Highway Collision

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NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — One driver was arrested and another fled the scene following a crash on the Sunrise Highway in Mastic, Suffolk County police said.

Richard Vorraro Jr. was driving his 2013 BMW eastbound when he collided with a blue pickup truck around 2:40 a.m. The driver of the truck fled the scene in his vehicle, police said.

Vorraro was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue with non-life-threatening injuries to the head and ribs. The 36-year-old was charged with DWI and will be arraigned at a later date.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the crash or the vehicle that fled the scene has been asked to contact the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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