Driver injured after fleeing police, crashing into utility pole in Brentwood

Police say one person was injured after a wild crash left a car in two pieces in Brentwood.
According to police, an officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop with a car being driven be Ardwin Roberto Pena in the vicinity of Commerce Drive in Hauppauge around 11 p.m. Thursday.
Pena failed to stop and sped away from the scene in the Honda at a high rate of speed.
The officer did not pursue the Honda for safety reasons, but alerted other officers that the vehicle was heading southbound on Wicks Road.
Pena lost control of the car at the intersection of Wicks Road and Sherman Street, and crashed into a utility pole.
Officers along with members of the Brentwood Fire Department worked to extricate Pena from the vehicle.
Pena, 24, of Deer Park, was transported to Southside Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.