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.
failed to stop and sped away from the scene in the Honda at a high rate of
officer did not pursue the Honda for safety reasons, but alerted other officers
that the vehicle was heading southbound on Wicks Road.
lost control of the car at the intersection of Wicks Road and Sherman Street, and crashed into a utility pole.
along with members of the Brentwood Fire Department worked to extricate Pena
from the vehicle.
24, of Deer Park, was transported to Southside Hospital with serious, but