Police: Man with 26 license suspensions arrested for leaving scene of accident

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News release from Suffolk County police:

Incident:         Man with 26 Suspensions Arrested for Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Location:        Indian Head Road, Kings Park

Date/Time:     Sunday, March 18, 2018 at approximately 6:45 p.m.

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Wyandanch man, who was driving with 26 suspensions on his license, after he left the scene of an accident.

Rigoberto Campos was driving a 2010 Nissan Altima southbound on Indian Head Road, near Old Northport Road, in Kings Park at approximately 6:15 p.m. on March 18 when his vehicle struck a 2006 Lexus driven by Audrey Montante, 77, of Kings Park. Campos continued driving for approximately one-quarter mile before he stopped his vehicle and fled the scene on foot. Fourth Precinct officers apprehended and arrested Campos in a nearby wooded area at approximately 6:45 p.m.

Campos, a male passenger in the Altima, and a male passenger in the Lexus were transported by Kings Park Fire Department ambulance to St. Catherine of Sienna Medical Center in Smithtown with non-life-threatening injuries. Montante were not injured.

Campos, 30, of 18 Davidson St., Wyandanch, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st Degree and Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Injury.

Campos is being held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on March 19.

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