The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Mineola man for Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law) on Friday, April 21, 2023 at 8:28 pm in Carle Place.
According to Police, defendant, Matthew Ryan, 42, of 119 Fairfield Avenue, was driving his 2014 Dodge Ram westbound on Westbury Avenue when he crossed over into eastbound lanes of traffic and struck a 2021 Dodge Ram operated by a 42-year-old female in front of 2 Westbury Avenue. The defendant left the scene of the accident but because of heavy damage to his tires he came to a stop in front of 252 Westbury Avenue. Third Precinct officers conducted a thorough investigation and the defendant was placed under arrest without further incident.
The defendants 13-year-old daughter was a passenger in the vehicle, she had no injuries and was released into the custody of a relative. The female victim whose vehicle was struck by the defendant had minor injuries and was transported by a Nassau County Police Ambulance to a local hospital for treatment.
Defendant Ryan is charged with two counts of driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law), Assault 3rd Degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and multiple Vehicle and Traffic Law Violations. He will be arraigned on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details by: PIO 04/22/23/0800/8970