The Nassau County Police Department reports the details of a DWI that occurred at 8:09pm on Friday, February 14, 2020 in South Farmingdale.
According to Police, an Officer responding to a 911 call, operating a marked Police car was travelling south on Merritts Road near the intersection of Country Court when his vehicle was struck by the defendant who was operating a 1997 Ford Ecoline van travelling northbound on Merritts Road. The defendant operating the vehicle unsafely, failed to yield the right of way and turned left in front of the officer’s vehicle causing the collision. The Officer sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local area hospital for treatment.
Defendant Raymond D. Matos, 65, of 8 President Street Lynbrook is charged with two counts of DWI, Assault 3rd Degree and multiple Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. He was arraigned on Saturday, February 15, 2020 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.
Details by: PIO 02/15/2020/1530/7990