Glen Cove, NY (September 3, 2019) – On Sunday night, September 1st, emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of a deadly collision that took place on Walnut Drive in Glen Cove. The incident involving a drunk driver took place at an unspecified time between a Cadillac and an ambulette.
According to police, an ambulette carrying an 85-year-old man from Bayville was traveling along Walnut Road with its lights and sirens activated at the time. 27-year-old Alvaro Gutierrez-Garcia, of Locust Valley, was traveling along the same stretch of road when he struck and ultimately flipped the ambulette.
The man who was riding in the ambulette was tragically pronounced deceased at the scene. Gutierrez-Garcia was arrested on charges of DWI and vehicular homicide.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
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