Driver allegedly injures 3 in Hempstead accidents

Police have arrested a Lindenhurst man for allegedly driving while drunk, running a red light and crashing into two cars, injuring three people in one

LINDENHURST - Police have arrested a Lindenhurst man for allegedly driving while drunk, running a red light and crashing into two cars, injuring three people in one of the vehicles

Vincent Luisi, 27, is accused of hitting the cars on Fulton Avenue in Hempstead. The three people injured were all taken to area hospitals with serious injuries. Two of the victims are in critical condition and the third is in stable condition.

Luisi was arrested on charges including aggravated vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated and reckless endangerment.

"It's a shame. I hope everything is alright ? I'm surprised, Vinny's a nice guy," says John Raso, a neighbor of Luisi.

AP wire services were used in this report.

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