Police: Frederick Hoffman, of Lindenhurst, arrested for crashing into Richard Scheuermann, fleeing scene

A Lindenhurst man is accused of driving drunk and fleeing the scene after striking a biker with his vehicle Friday night. Police say Frederick Hoffman's

Hoffman lives in an apartment just a few

Hoffman lives in an apartment just a few blocks from where the incident occurred. He was charged with DWI and leaving the scene of an accident with serious physical injury. (Credit: News 12)

WOODBURY - A Lindenhurst man is accused of drunken driving and fleeing the scene after striking a biker with his vehicle Friday night.

Police say Frederick Hoffman's minivan collided with a motorbike on North Eighth Street in Lindenhurst at around 10 p.m.

Hoffman allegedly fled the scene, but was arrested a short time later.

The biker, 19-year-old Richard Scheuermann, suffered a severe leg injury.

A couple who live on the block helped Scheuermann out of the street and stayed with him until he was airlifted to the hospital.

Hoffman lives in an apartment just a few blocks from where the incident occurred. He was charged with DWI and leaving the scene of an accident with serious physical injury.

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