Police: 2 accused of DWI after ignoring barricades on Sunrise Highway in North Bellport

Police say they closed off the road after a motorcycle rider crashed on Sunrise Highway. They say two drivers then tried to go through the

Police say they closed off the road after a motorcycle rider crashed on Sunrise Highway. They say two drivers then tried to go through the barricades just before midnight.

Police say they closed off the road after a motorcycle rider crashed on Sunrise Highway. They say two drivers then tried to go through the barricades just before midnight. (6/4/13)

NORTH BELLPORT - Two drivers are accused of driving while under the influence in North Bellport last night.

Police say they closed off the road after a motorcycle rider crashed on Sunrise Highway. They say two drivers then tried to go through the barricades just before midnight.

Authorities say one of the drivers, 30-year-old Matthew Sabo, of Hampton Bays, escaped from the back of a police car.

The injured motorcycle rider suffered a broken collarbone.

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