Cops: Woman faints behind wheel, hits parked car in Carle Place
A woman who fainted while driving crashed into a parked car in Carle Place on Saturday morning, injuring two people, one seriously, Nassau County police said.
The woman, 76, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet north on Park Avenue near Raff Avenue at 11:54 a.m. when she suddenly fainted, police said.
The woman's vehicle crashed into a 2001 Ford, which was parked with two men standing behind it, police said.
The 55-year-old man suffered serious injuries and was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, police said. The driver also was taken to a hospital, where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The 54-year-old man refused medical assistance at the scene.
Police said no criminality was suspected in the case.