Officer injured in Center Moriches crash

A police officer was injured in a crash with an alleged drunken driver early Saturday morning.

The incident happened just after midnight on Sunrise Highway near Railroad Avenue.

The incident happened just after midnight on Sunrise Highway near Railroad Avenue. (8/13/16)

MANORVILLE - A police officer was injured in a crash with an alleged drunken driver early Saturday morning.

The incident happened just after midnight on Sunrise Highway near Railroad Avenue.

Police say 37-year-old Carmelo Rivera, of Central Islip, was driving drunk when he hit the officer's vehicle.

Rivera was charged with DWI.

News 12 is told the officer's injuries are not considered serious.

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