Bergen County authorities have said Calles lost control of his car while driving on a curve in Englewood. The vehicle then jumped a curb and crashed into a cluster of trees.
A driver has been slapped with multiple felony charges, after two people were killed, and four more were injured, in a crash on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens early Saturday.
State police in New Jersey have been taking steps to make sure all the fun in the sun this summer will not turn into trouble on the roads.
A woman was arrested in Suffolk County early Saturday, after being caught driving while intoxicated with her 7-year-old granddaughter in the car.
According to police, Steven Calandrillo, 25, slammed his car into a woman standing on the sidewalk at the corner of Shore Parkway and Bragg Street in Sheepshead Bay around 2 a.m. on Saturday.
The DUI suspects ranged in age from23 to 52, the two men arrested for DWAI were Mathew Russo, 23, of Mount Sinai and John Emig, 26, of Islip Terrace.
Off-duty NYPD officer Kelly Hughes, 24, was arrested around 9:30 a.m.
Suffolk County Police said Jose E. Amaya, 29, of Patchogue was spotted driving erratically and crossing a double yellow line while traveling eastbound on Montauk Highway near Lenox Avenue in East Patchogue.
Ernesto Lezama, 42, was arrested Sunday night after an officer spotted him driving erratically and weaving around the road in Coram, police said.
The National Transportation Safety Board said states should shrink the standard from the current .08 blood-alcohol content to .05 as part of a series of recommendations aimed at reducing alcohol-related highway deaths.
More teens die annually from texting while driving than for driving under the influence of alcohol, according to a study by Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park.
A public hearing held Thursday in Farmingdale took aim at what’s become a growing problem of school bus drivers operating their vehicles while intoxicated.
The couple crashed into a home after leaving a baby shower, police said.
The New York state law requires convicted drunk drivers to blow into a device that measures the driver’s blood alcohol level before the car can be started.
A jury found Lloyd Williams guilty, handing down a rare depraved indifference murder conviction for a fatal DWI crash in Nassau County in June 2011.