Cops: Driver seriously hurt in Deer Park crash
Police saw Frank Alfani, 58, speeding in Deer Park at about 12:45 p.m., a department spokeswoman said.
An officer in a patrol car made a U-turn in an attempt to pull over Alfani, but his vehicle had vanished from view, the spokeswoman said.
By the time police found Alfani's car, he had crashed it into a utility pole on Tell Avenue, the spokeswoman said.
Alfani is charged with reckless driving and had outstanding warrants for vehicle and traffic violations, police said.