Brooklyn,NY: Saturday September 1, 2018
Early Saturday morning NYPD 66th PCT officers responded to a motor vehicle crash at 2060 59th Street. NYPD says when they arrived fficers observed a 19 year old male who appeared to be intoxicated involved in a crash. Afzal Bhutta 29 of Staten Island was traveling Westbound on 59th Street when he hit 3 parked cars and a house fence. Bhutta refused to give a breathalyzer and a blood test. The 19 Year old was charged with: DWAI (Driving While Ability Impaired), DWI (Driving While Intoxicated), Reckless Driving & Driving without a license. He refused a breathalyzer and blood test.
Holbrook,NY: Saturday, August 25, 2018 at approximately 10:30 p.m.
Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed two people and injured another person in Holbrook last night.
Jose Perez was driving a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe westbound on Woodside Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway and crashed in a wooded area at approximately 10:30 p.m.
Perez, 45, of Patchogue, and Luis Antonio Banegas, 39, of East Patchogue, a passenger in the backseat of the vehicle, were transported via ambulance to Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue where they were pronounced dead.
Carlos Sarmiento, 34, of Patchogue, a passenger in the front seat of the vehicle, was transported to Long Island Community Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.