The incident happened at 1:15 a.m. Monday near the corner of Fulton Avenue and Franklin Street in Hempstead.
The driver, 23-year-old Jose Gonzalez, was charged with driving under the influence of narcotics. Authorities say alcohol was not a factor.
Dilenia Jiminez, 39, lost her leg. Eli Grullon, 20, suffered severe injuries to his arm.
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