Police: Drunk driver hits school bus, vehicle; flees both times

A drunk driver struck two vehicles, including a school bus, and fled both times, police say.

News 12 Staff

Jul 12, 2019, 9:20 PM

Updated 1,799 days ago

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A drunk driver struck two vehicles, including a school bus, and fled both times, police say.
Luz Maria Fuentes allegedly rear-ended a bus with three kids and two adults on board, on Mastic Road around 7:45 a.m. Friday, then drove off.
A short time later, detectives say she hit a trailer attached to a pickup truck, and again sped away.

A witness followed her to a movie theater parking lot, where Fuentes allegedly punched the man in the face.
News 12 is told that Fuentes now faces charges including DWI and harassment.


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