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Man pleads guilty to driving drunk in stolen car, causing 4-car collision in Patchogue

A 73-year-old woman in one of the cars broke her nose, wrist and leg.

News 12 Staff

Jan 30, 2024, 10:24 PM

Updated 168 days ago

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A 52-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday to driving drunk in a stolen car and causing a four-car collision.
The accident happened in June on North Ocean Avenue in Patchogue.
It began when Jeffrey Edsall crashed into an SUV that was turning into a funeral home. The impact caused Edsall to spin into oncoming traffic and hit two other cars.
A 73-year-old woman in one of the other cars broke her nose, wrist and leg.
Edsall faces up to six years in prison.


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