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Posted on: January 2, 2023


The Old Westbury Police Department reports the arrest of a Freeport woman for Driving While Intoxicated on Sunday, January 1, 2023, at 3:00 am in Old Westbury.  Officers responded to a call reporting a multi-car motor vehicle crash, at the intersection of Guinea Woods Road and Old Westbury Road North.  Responding officers arrived and observed three vehicles involved in the crash. There was a total of five people injured in the crash. Three were treated at the scene and two were transported to North Shore University Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.  A subsequent investigation at scene was conducted by patrol officers and the Defendant Diana Hernandez, 33, of Freeport who was operating a 2007 Acura SUV involved in the crash, was placed under arrest. Defendant Diana Hernandez is charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While ability impaired by alcohol, and Operating a Motor Vehicle without insurance.  The Vehicle was impounded from the scene. Defendant will be arraigned on Tuesday January 10, 2023 at First District Court in Hempstead. 

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