Man accused of driving high, crashing into car

The incident happened on Deer Park Avenue and Acorn Street in Deer Park around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The incident happened on Deer Park Avenue and Acon Avenue in Deer Park around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The incident happened on Deer Park Avenue and Acon Avenue in Deer Park around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. (12/10/15)

DEER PARK - Police say a West Babylon man is accused of driving high on drugs and slamming into a minivan in Deer Park. 

The incident happened on Deer Park Avenue and Acorn Street around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

Police say Duquan Faulk, 21, blew the traffic light at that intersection and slammed into the minivan. 

The driver of that van suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police say Faulk ran from the scene but was caught a short time later.

Officers say they also found a loaded gun in his car that had been stolen from Virginia.

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