Cyclist struck by alleged drunk driver in Flower Hill
A 44-year-old man is fighting for his life after being struck by an alleged drunk driver while riding his bike in Flower Hill.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Port Washington Boulevard and West Gate Drive Thursday night and left Gonzalo Ramirez in serious condition. Police have identified the driver as 26-year-old Meghan Magee of Port Washington. Magee has been charged with DWI and vehicular assault.
Police say the accident stresses the need for increased awareness and patrols to stop motorists from drinking and driving. Police say they make an average of more than a dozen DWI arrests each night.