Police: Deer Park driver strikes Newsday truck, flees scene of accident

A Newsday truck was rear-ended, before an alleged drunken driver fled the scene Tuesday morning in Deer Park.

Police say 22-year-old Kaleel Felder of Deer Park smashed into the back of a Newsday truck.

Police say 22-year-old Kaleel Felder of Deer Park smashed into the back of a Newsday truck. (10/13/15)

DEER PARK - A Newsday truck was rear-ended, before an alleged drunken driver fled the scene Tuesday morning in Deer Park.

Police say 22-year-old Kaleel Felder, of Deer Park, smashed into the back of the Newsday truck near the 7-Eleven on Long Island Avenue at around 2 a.m.

Officers say they witnessed the crash and that Felder took off when they approached.

He eventually crashed into a tree and was taken to the hospital for minor head injuries. 

The Newsday driver was not injured.

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