DIX HILLS - A Suffolk detective is recovering after a collision with a suspected drunken driver.

Police say the detective was driving an unmarked car overnight on Jericho Turnpike in Dix Hills when he was struck by a car driven by Darwin Hernandez.

Investigators say Hernandez then crashed through the front of a nearby auto body shop, and hit three more cars.

The detective was treated for minor injuries and Hernandez was arrested.