Bay Shore teen accused of driving high, evading police
A Bay Shore teen is accused of driving under the influence of drugs and trying to evade police.
Police tell News 12 an officer tried to stop Alex Nyugen after running a red light, but he took off north on 5th Avenue in Brentwood
Cops say the 17-year-old then tried to make a left turn onto Suffolk Avenue when he struck a flat bed truck.
Nyugen was finally stopped and arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs.
Nyugen and his passenger were injured, but are both expected to survive.