Kristofer Busching sentenced to up to 3 years in hit-and-run that injured Ryan McCarthy

Prosecutors wanted Busching to receive seven years, but the judge sentenced him to up to three years.

The hit-and-run driver who critically injured a West Islip teen has been sentenced to up to three years in prison.

Kristofer Busching hit Ryan McCarthy, 16, on Udall Road last New Year’s Eve and left him in the street. Busching pleaded guilty.

Prosecutors wanted Busching to receive seven years, but the judge sentenced him to up to three years.

The mother of the teen pleaded to...

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