Woman Arrested for DWI After Rear Ending Radio Motor Patrol Car

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  13. February 2017

Hicksville, NY - February 12, 2017 - The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a woman for DWI at 2:00am  on Sunday, February 12, 2017 in Hicksville.

According to Police, defendant Sandy Lally McDonald, 31, of Babylon while operating her black colored 2015 Fiat did strike the rear end of Radio Motor Patrol car 233 while located at James Street and Newbridge Road in Hicksville. The police car was occupied and it’s emergency lights were activated at the time of the accident.  The operator of RMP 233 was transported to a local hospital for treatment of injuries to his neck, shoulders and back.  Defendant McDonald was not injured and underwent Standardized Field Sobriety Testing due to an odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from the defendant’s breath. 

Defendant McDonald is charged with DWI, Assault 3rd Degree, Operating a Motor Vehicle without Insurance and Failure to Exercise Due Care to Avoid Colliding with an Emergency Vehicle.  She will be arraigned on February 12, 2017 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.

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