Alleged drunken driver hits detective's unmarked car

A Suffolk detective is recovering after a collision with a suspected drunken driver.



Police say the detective was driving an unmarked car overnight on Jericho Turnpike in Dix Hills when he was struck by a car driven by Darwin Hernandez.



Investigators say Hernandez then crashed through the front of a nearby auto body shop, and hit three more cars.



The detective was treated for minor injuries and Hernandez was arrested.


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