Man Arrested for DWI in Long Island Hit-Run - NBC New York

Man Arrested for DWI in Long Island Hit-Run

A pedestrian was seriously injured in the Huntington Station crash

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    Man Arrested for DWI in Long Island Hit-Run
    Police said Christian Piraval was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

    A man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated in connection with a hit-and-run on Long Island that seriously injured a pedestrian, police said.

    According to officials, Christian Pivaral was driving a car on New York Avenue in Huntington Station early Saturday when he hit Alexander Thomas, who was crossing the street.

    Police said Pivaral fled the scene and was caught a short time later.

    The extent of Thomas' injuries is unclear.

    Information on an attorney for Pivaral was not immediately available.

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