Man drives away with wife on roof

July 28, 2008 3:58:42 AM PDT
A Long Island man has been charged with DWI and vehicular assault after his wife was seriously injured when she was thrown from the roof of the car.Suffolk County police say 29-year-old Diamond Mircea was fighting with his wife, 25-year-old Monica Mircea, at their Islip Terrace home around 12:30 Sunday morning. They say he jumped into the car, and she climbed onto the car's roof to try to stop him.

Police say the husband drove one block before his wife fell to the street and hit her head.

The wife is hospitalized in critical condition.