MELVILLE – Route 110 at Arrowwood Lane / Friday, April 14, 2017 at approximately 8:25 p.m.
Suffolk County Police have arrested a man for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash that critically injured his passenger in Melville last night.
Alvarado Barrios-Martinez was driving a 1996 Honda Accord northbound on Route 110 when he struck a 2014 Subaru Outback which was stopped at the red light at the intersection of Route 110 and Arrowwood Lane. The Subaru was forced into a third vehicle, a 2016 BMW X3 which was also stopped at the red light.
A male passenger from the Honda was transported to Huntington Hospital in critical condition with a head injury. A female passenger was treated for non-life threatening injuries at Huntington Hospital.
Barrios-Martinez, 26, of Huntington Station was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated. He is scheduled to be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip.
All vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.
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