BOHEMIA, N.Y. (CBS 2) — Suffolk County police arrested a Long Island man after a two-car crash that left a Patchogue man critically injured at about 5:50 a.m. Sunday.
Robert Watson, 24, of Nesconset was charged with DWI after striking from behind a vehicle that was stopped at a red light. He fled the scene of the crash, but was apprehended a short time later.READ MORE: Paterson Mother Charged With Murder In 7-Year-Old's Death
Kevin Mead, 26, was a passenger in the back seat of the vehicle that Watson struck. He was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in critical condition, with head and chest trauma.READ MORE: 3 Teens Charged In Manhattan Subway Attacks, Police Release Video Of New Suspect Believed To Be Group's Lookout
The driver of that vehicle, 57-year-old Allan Collins, and his daughter, 24-year-old Stephanie Collins, were also taken to Brookhaven, where they were treated for shock.MORE NEWS: Pro-Palestine Protesters Block Traffic On Gowanus Expressway
Watson was also charged with leaving the scene of an accident and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. His arraignment is scheduled for Monday at First District Court in Central Islip.