An out-of-control pickup truck flew plowed through a fence and into an above-ground pool on Long Island, and prosecutors say the driver has a long history of drunk driving arrests.
Andrew Zub, 40, was arrested at his Levittown home hours after fleeing the scene of the crash on Seamans Neck Road just after 9 p.m. Sunday., police say.
Zub collided head-on with another vehicle, then crashed through two fences and a backyard pool, according to police.
One of the homeowners said he was with eight people in his backyard when the truck came through and heard tires screeching.
Zub ran from the scene but police arrested him several hours later at his home.
The driver and passenger of the other car, a 2002 Nissan, were taken to an area hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Video from the scene shows the truck in the pool and a heavily-damaged car on the road with several firefighters and police officers in the area.
Investigators initially said it appeared Zub — who has been convicted eight times for drunk driving and was just released on parole for DWI last month —disabled his truck's ignition interlock system before the crash.
It was later determined that there was no interlocking device in the vehicle, because Zub's license had been permanently revoked, prosecutors said. In the past, he had been ordered to drive with a court-ordered interlock system.
It was not immediately clear if Zub had an attorney who could comment on the allegations.