Hauppauge man faces DWI in Riverhead crash

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A Hauppauge man was arrested on a drunken-driving charge and had serious injuries Monday after his car hit a truck in Riverhead, Riverhead Town police said.

Robert McCoy was driving a 2009 Honda Accord west on Reeves Avenue about 6:15 p.m. when he hit a 2008 Dodge heavy-duty pickup that was traveling north on Horton Avenue, police said.

Robert McCoy, 50, was arrested at the scene on a charge of driving while intoxicated and airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries, police said.

The driver of the truck, Samuel McCoy, 63 -- no relation to the other driver, according to police -- was taken to Peconic Bay Medical in Riverhead where he was treated and released.

Police ask anyone with information on the accident call the Riverhead Town Police detective division at 631-727-4500.

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