Alleged drunken driver crashes into used car lot in North Lindenhurst

Police say an alleged drunken driver crashed into a used car lot and then tried to run away. Police say the unidentified man was drunk,

Police say the unidentified man was drunk, crashed into a pole, then careened into at least 12 cars at Speedway Motors in North Lindenhurst.

Police say the unidentified man was drunk, crashed into a pole, then careened into at least 12 cars at Speedway Motors in North Lindenhurst. (11/12/13)

NORTH LINDENHURST - Police say an alleged drunken driver crashed into a used car lot and then tried to run away.

Police say the unidentified man was drunk, crashed into a pole, then careened into at least 12 cars at Speedway Motors in North Lindenhurst.

According to police, the man tried to run away along Route 109.

Police caught the man and brought him to the hospital.

The man is being charged with DWI and fleeing the scene of an accident.

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