Police: Wrong-way drunken driver caused LIE crash

A Hempstead woman is accused of driving the wrong way while intoxicated behind the wheel on the Long Island Expressway.

Police say Ambar Chavez slammed into the front end of another car near exit 38 around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police say Ambar Chavez slammed into the front end of another car near exit 38 around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. (9/19/16)

ROSLYN HEIGHTS - A Hempstead woman is accused of driving drunk and going the wrong way on the LIE before causing a crash.

Police say Ambar Chavez slammed into the front end of another car near exit 38 around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. 

Police say no one was hurt during the incident. 

News 12 has learned police found marijuana on Chavez during the arrest. 

Chavez is charged with DWI and drug possession.  

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