Moriches man charged with DWI in Mastic crash that injured him

A Moriches man was charged Sunday with driving while intoxicated after he was involved in a collision in which the driver of the second vehicle fled, Suffolk County police said.

Richard Vorraro Jr., 36, was traveling east on Sunrise Highway in Mastic when he collided with a blue pickup truck around 2:40 a.m. about 1.5 miles east of William Floyd Parkway.

The pickup truck driver drove away, police said.


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Vorraro, of 83 Acorn Circle, was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue for treatment of head and rib injuries that police said were not life-threatening.

He is scheduled to be arraigned at a later date.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has information about the vehicle that fled call the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-8477.

In an earlier version, police provided an incorrect first name for Vorraro.

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