SHIRLEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Three people were injured after a wrong-way driver under the influence of drugs crashed into three vehicles on Long Island on Monday evening, police said.
According to police, Kevin Demartino, 42, of Shirley, was driving a 2009 Toyota northbound in the southbound lane of the William Floyd Parkway near Flintlock Drive at around 6:30 p.m. when he crashed into a 2004 Ford, a 2012 Volkswagen and a 2013 Ford traveling southbound in the same lane.READ MORE: Broadway Theaters Can Reopen At 100% Capacity On Sept. 14, Gov. Cuomo Says
Drivers Margaret Wimett, 51, Joyce Voellm, 63, and Norberto Garcia, 36, were taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
Demartino was arrested and charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle While Impaired by Drugs in the 1st Degree, police said.READ MORE: Car Thieves Increasingly Burglarizing Union County Homes For Key Fobs Left In Plain View Near The Door
He was taken to Stony Brook Hospital for treatment following the crash and is expected to be arraigned.
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