Police: Copiague man hit and seriously injured motorcyclist while driving drunk in Lindenhurst

The motorcyclist, 24-year-old Thomas Pendolino, was rushed to the hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

News 12 Staff

Aug 6, 2021, 10:10 AM

Updated 1,043 days ago

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A Copiague man has been arrested for hitting and seriously injuring a motorcyclist while allegedly driving drunk in Lindenhurst.
Police say John Ray, 53, was driving on Montauk Highway around 6:30 p.m. Thursday when he tried to turn onto South Walnut Street and collided with the motorcycle.
The motorcyclist, 24-year-old Thomas Pendolino, was rushed to the hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Ray has been charged with Driving While Ability Impaired and will be arraigned at a later date.


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