Police: Woman charged in Copiague crash that seriously injured pedestrian

Posted: Updated:

Police say a woman was arrested after she left the scene of a crash that left a pedestrian seriously injured in Copiague Saturday night.

It happened on 43rd Street near Atlantic Street around 10:30 p.m.

Police say Sagrario Lopez-Escobar was driving when she hit a man walking in the roadway then took off.

The victim was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with serious injuries. His name has not been released.

Lopez-Escobar was arrested at her home shortly after the crash. She's set to be arraigned Sunday.

 

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."