Police: Hit-and-run driver Alvara Alfaro arrested after injuring women, ditching puppy in Greenlawn

A puppy was rescued from the scene of

A puppy was rescued from the scene of the Greenlawn crash. (Credit: Steve Silverman)

Police say they arrested the hit-and-run driver accused of injuring two women and abandoning a puppy in Greenlawn last October.

Investigators say 26-year-old Alvaro Alfaro, of East Northport, struck a vehicle with his Ford Explorer on Oct. 13 2013. The crash seriously injured driver Sulma Rivas, of Brentwood. Rivas’ passenger, Maci Castro, suffered minor injuries.

The crash took place...

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