Hauppauge, NY- Suffolk County Police arrested a man for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a man and himself in Hauppauge this morning.
James Todarello was driving a 2002 Mercedes Benz and Nolan Grant was driving a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee on the westbound Long Island Expressway near Exit 57, when the vehicles crashed at 2:04 a.m. The Mercedes overturned on the roadway, and the Jeep, which also overturned, traveled over a guardrail and up an embankment before coming to a stop on the shoulder.
Todarello, 72, of Coram, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Grant, 57, of Medford, was transported to South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore for treatment of serious injuries.
Grant was charged with Driving While Intoxicated. He is scheduled to be arraigned at a later date.
The vehicles were impounded for safety checks. Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.
Story/Photo: Suffolk County Police Public Information Office