Soraida Polanco, 57, killed, several others including two children hospitalized after Christian Lopez, 27, now charged with DWI, causes three-vehicle collision on Second Avenue in Brentwood, New York

Modified Date: 
Wed, 10/06/2021 - 2:14pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, October 2, 2021

Impaired Driver Kills Woman, Injures 8 in Long Island Crash: Police

Police in Suffolk County said 27-year-old Christian Lopez was driving while under the influence of drugs in Brentwood when he crashed a chain-reaction crash on Second Avenue around 9:40 p.m. Saturday.

Christian Lopez, 27, Charged With DWAI In Crash That Killed 1, Injured 7 In Brentwood

Police said Lopez was behind the wheel of an Acura TL when it hit the rear of a Toyota Camry. The impact pushed the Toyota into the opposite lane where it hit the side of a Jeep Wrangler.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Soraida Polanco
Christian Lopez
Second Avenue

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