Girl struck, dragged by alleged drunken driver in Long Beach

Police say a teenage girl is recovering at Nassau University Medical Center tonight after she was hit and dragged by a car in Long Beach

LONG BEACH - Police say a teenage girl is recovering at Nassau University Medical Center tonight after she was hit and dragged by a car in Long Beach last night.

The 15-year-old girl was walking along East Beech Street when an alleged drunk driver hit her before dragging her down the road for several hundred feet.

Police say German Gutierrez struck and dragged the girl before he took off and hit several more cars.

Gutierrez was arrested a short time later and is being charged with DWI. Officials say the girl, who attends Long Beach High School, suffered serious cuts to her leg and arm. The girl is expected to be OK.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

The committee that oversees Nassau's bus system voted 1 Committee votes against NICE Bus service cuts
A public hearing will be held about the 2 Hempstead IDA announces public hearing on mall tax break
In this Feb. 20, 2012 photo, U.S. Sen. 3 Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95
Building condos on the Indian Hills Country Club 4 Residents debate Fort Salonga housing proposal
Daniel Flowers is described by his family as 5 Police search for suspect in deadly Hempstead shooting

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Need help this holiday season? We've got you Holiday Help Series

Need a gift idea? Perhaps you need a fun idea to do with the kids?

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE