MASTIC BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police on Long Island have arrested a man accused of leaving the scene of an accident that left two people dead.
Suffolk County Police arrested 24-year-old Patrick Poillon on Sunday.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/17 Sunday Morning Forecast
Authorities say the Mastic Beach man’s Ford Explorer struck another car on Huguenot Drive just after 10 p.m. Saturday night.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Isaiah Levine Killed In Double Shooting On Lower East Side, Second Victim In Hospital
Mastic Beach residents William Molnar, 50, and his 41-year-old wife, Jean, were both killed in the crash, police said.
Poillon reportedly fled the scene on foot. A 22-year-old passenger in his car was left behind and was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The 24-year-old driver was taken into custody overnight and charged with leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in death. He was ordered held on $5 million bail.MORE NEWS: Tony Award-Winning Temptations Musical 'Ain't Too Proud' Reopens On Broadway
Police did not provide details on what led to the deadly accident.