Medford, NY - May 23, 2015 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for driving while intoxicated after a two-vehicle crash seriously injured a man in Medford this morning.
Juan Fanacio-Avila was driving a 2000 Audi northbound on Route 112 at 6:07 a.m. when his vehicle crossed into the southbound lane and struck Froylan Perez, who was operating a 1999 Subaru traveling southbound. Perez, 35, of Coram, was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Fifth Squad detectives charged Fanacio-Avila, 32, of Medford, with Driving While Intoxicated. He will be held overnight at the Fifth Precinct and is scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip.
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