Man accused of DWI after car goes airborne into 7-Eleven

BRENTWOOD - Police have arrested a Westbury man accused of driving while intoxicated after his vehicle crashed into the back of a 7-Eleven in Brentwood and seriously injured his 10-month-old daughter and pregnant girlfriend. Police say Jose Escobar, 29, was driving westbound on Express Drive North when he attempted to exit onto Motor Parkway last night.

According to police, Escobar crossed the median and his vehicle went airborne into the back of the store.

Escobar?s passengers have been identified as his 10-month-old daughter, Helen Escobar, and his pregnant girlfriend, Maria Guileen. Both were seriously injured.

Escobar was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Suffolk fire officials say a house was gutted 1 House gutted by overnight fire in Oakdale
The owner of a Huntington church and food 2 Huntington food pantry owner says he is being targeted by neighbors, town
Developers want to build more than 150 new 3 Plans to expand Bayport senior apartment complex faces opposition
According to police, Eddickson Mulliz, of Central islip, 4 Central Islip man accused of hiding heroin in engine of car
Officials say a pedestrian was struck and killed 5 Police say they caught woman who struck, killed man in Central Islip

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

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.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

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