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

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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)

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...

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