Investigators say Sean Goodwin ran a red light and slammed into another car in Mastic Beach just before 3 p.m. Wednesday.
He then ran and hid in a stranger's house, according to police.
The 51-year-old driver of the other car suffered serious injuries, but is expected to survive.
The 30-year-old Goodwin is charged with leaving the scene of an accident with serious physical injuries, reckless endangerment, burglary, resisting arrest and operating a vehicle with a suspended license.
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