Long Island Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Drunk Driver: Cops

Karen Labarbera, 52, of East Northport sustained head and leg injuries

Saturday, Aug 31, 2013  |  Updated 10:49 AM EDT
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LI Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Being Hit by DUI Driver: Cops

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A motorcyclist who was hit by a drunk driver on Long Island Friday night is in critical condition, police said.

Karen Labarbera, 52, of East Northport was driving her motorcycle on Pulaski Road in Greenlawn at around 7:15 p.m. when she was hit by Connie O’Hara, 51, of Huntington, police said. 

Labarbera was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital by police helicopter with head and leg injuries and is in critical condition, according to officials.

O’Hara was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, authorities said.

Information on a lawyer for O'Hara was not immediately available.

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