Police: DWI driver plows Mercedes into home

Police say a Huntington woman was charged with DWI after crashing her Mercedes Benz into a Huntington home early this morning. Sophia Anderson, 21, of

HUNTINGTON - Police say a Huntington woman was charged with DWI after crashing her Mercedes Benz into a Huntington home early this morning. Sophia Anderson, 21, of Brooklyn, was heading south on Browns Road at around 4 a.m. when she failed to turn at the Southdown Road intersection, police say. Her car went through the intersection and crashed into a home, stopping in the backyard.Huntington Fire Chief Ken Cochrane says the car propelled the stove into the backyard, resulting in a natural gas leak.

Authorities say two sisters in their 90s were sleeping in the house at the time. Both women are OK.

Anderson is due to be arraigned tomorrow on a charge of driving while intoxicated, officials say.Photo courtesy Steve Silverman

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Southhampton High School is proposing to bump the 1 East End high school proposes later school start
Prosecutors say Jeustin David Maldonado, 17, of Uniondale, 2 Teen arrested in connection to fatal shooting near Hofstra University
New Cassel's Joshua Golson-Orelus is charged with about 3 Trial begins for man accused in deadly robbery spree
According to police, the two suspects allegedly forced 4 2 men sought in Valley Stream armed home invasion
Joseph Hanusiewicz, of Massapequa Park, and Ethan Solomkin, 5 2 BMX riders accused in Splish Splash break-in due in court

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