Assemblyman Edward Hennessey calls for tougher hit-and-run laws

A Long Island lawmaker is calling on the

A Long Island lawmaker is calling on the state Legislature to try to toughen penalties for people who flee the scene after causing a serious accident. (June 23, 2014 5:50 PM)

A Long Island lawmaker is calling on the state Legislature to toughen penalties for people who flee the scene after causing a serious accident.

Suffolk Assemblyman Edward Hennessey says too many drunken drivers are fleeing after crashes, in order to avoid the more serious DWI penalties. He says a law to crack down on hit-and-runs just missed getting passed this legislative session because...

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