Huntington Station, NY (December 5, 2019) – A woman accused of drunk driving smashed into an unmarked police car on Wednesday night, December 4th, in the Huntington Station neighborhood of Long Island. According to officials, the crash happened at approximately 9:50 p.m. on Maplewood Road.
Authorities have stated that Katerina Hirasekova, 42, was driving north along Maplewood Road in a 2019 Volkswagen SUV when she struck the police vehicle at a red light. The SUV continued off the roadway where it struck a utility pole and the gas main of a nearby home.
Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene where they transported two police officers to Huntington Hospital. Hirasekova was ultimately arrested for DWI following the incident.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
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