Pelham Man Arrested for DWI Following Wrong-Way LIE Crash, Officials Say
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: May 23 2017
John Durant, 41, was charged Driving While Intoxicated and 1st Degree Reckless Endangerment.
NCPD have arrested John Durant of Pelham, 41, after he drove the wrong way on the LIE and was involved in a motor vehicle crash.
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Plainview, NY - May 23, 2017 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a Pelham man after he drove the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway and was involved in a motor vehicle crash.
John Durant entered the eastbound LIE traveling westbound in a 2007 Nissan Murano at Wicks Road in Brentwood and was later involved in a motor vehicle crash with a 2013 Nissan Altima near exit 46 in Plainview at approximately 4 a.m.
The driver of the Altima, Fatma Parwana, 24, of Medford, was treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and released.
Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call the Third Squad at 631-854-8352 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
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