Child seriously hurt after being hit by alleged drunken driver

<p>A 5-year-old child is seriously hurt after being hit by an alleged drunken driver in Riverhead.</p>

News 12 Staff

Aug 5, 2018, 10:28 AM

Updated 2,121 days ago

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A 5-year-old child is seriously hurt after being hit by an alleged drunken driver in Riverhead.
It happened just before 7 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Lewis Street and Doris Avenue.
Police say the boy was riding his bicycle when he was hit by a Cadillac Escalade.
News 12 is told the child has serious head injuries.
The driver, William Downing, stayed at the scene and was charged with DWI.
He will face a judge today.
Witnesses are being asked to call Riverhead Police at 631-727-4500 Ext. 326.


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