Huntington, NY - December 5, 2013 - Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives have arrested a man for driving while intoxicated after he was seriously injured in a single-car crash in South Huntington this morning.
Shane McAdams was driving a 2000 Ford Mustang southbound on Melville Road when he apparently lost control of the vehicle, which crossed over the northbound lane and overturned onto the lawn of a residence at 12:17 a.m.
McAdams, 19, who had been trapped in the vehicle, was rescued with the assistance of members of the Huntington Manor Fire Department and police officers from the Emergency Service Section. He was transported via Suffolk County Police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital where he is being treated for serious injuries that are not considered life threatening.
McAdams, of 23 Luther Place, South Huntington, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and will be arraigned at a later date. The investigation is continuing.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
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