The Nassau County Policereport the arrest of a Syosset man for Driving While Intoxicated that occurredon Monday, September 18, 2017 at 2:52 am in Bethpage.
According to police, thedefendant Thomas Perotta, 24, of 16 Comet Road was driving a 2016 Kia travelingsouth in the northbound lanes of the Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway. While inthe vicinity of exit 9 the defendants car did strike a 2007 Toyota causing itto hit a median and was redirected into the woods causing the Toyota tooverturn several times. The 48 year old female driver of the Toyota and her 52year old male passenger suffered back / neck injuries and were treated fortheir injuries at a local hospital. An investigation revealed that thedefendant Thomas Perotta was operating his vehicle under the influence of anAlcoholic beverage and was placed into police custody. Perotta suffered minorhead trauma and was transported in a Nassau County Police Ambulance to a localhospital and is being treated.
Thomas Perotta is chargedwith Driving While Intoxicated 1192.3, Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree,Reckless Driving, and multiple NYS Traffic and Vehicle violations. He will bearraigned when medically practical.
Details by: POMoy/HPB 09/18/17/1043/8348