Detectives: Hempstead man faces charges for driving drunk and leaving scene of fatal Uniondale crash

Police say Elvin Maradiaga was driving a Jeep that slammed into a pole on Jerusalem Avenue on Feb. 24. One of his passengers died days after the crash.

News 12 Staff

Mar 22, 2024, 11:20 AM

Updated 22 days ago

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A Hempstead man has been arrested for driving drunk and leaving the scene of a fatal crash last month in Uniondale.
Police say Elvin Maradiaga was driving a Jeep that slammed into a pole on Jerusalem Avenue on Feb. 24. One of his passengers died days after the crash.
Maradiaga now faces charges including manslaughter, leaving the scene and DWI.


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