Driver charged in Sunrise Highway wrong-way crash that left 1 dead, 3 injured

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Monday, November 7, 2022
Driver charged in deadly wrong-way crash on Long Island
A driver was charged in a deadly wrong-way crash on Sunrise Highway.

MASSAPEQUA PARK, Long Island (WABC) -- A driver on Long Island is charged with manslaughter and DWI after a wrong-way crash on Sunrise Highway that left one man dead and three others injured.

Police say his SUV crossed into oncoming traffic early Sunday morning in Massapequa Park and crashed head-on into a Honda Civic.

A 24-year-old male passenger in the Civic was killed and its 28-year-old driver was injured.

The 29-year-old male passenger in the SUV is in critical condition.

The driver, identified as Juan Deleon Collado, 29, of Freeport, was also taken to the hospital for injuries and is in police custody.

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