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Huntington Station man charged with DWI after Melville crash, police say

Brenten Biber, 32, of Huntington Station, was charged

Brenten Biber, 32, of Huntington Station, was charged with driving while intoxicated in a crash that occurred early Sunday on Broadhollow Road in Melville. One of the two vehicles involved is shown. Credit: Melville Fire Department

A Huntington Station man who was seriously injured after running a red light early Sunday in Melville — and striking another vehicle — was charged with driving while intoxicated, Suffolk police said.

Brenten Biber, 32, was driving a 2017 Honda Civic westbound on Baylis Road at about 6:15 a.m. when he went through the red light at Broadhollow Road and hit a vehicle heading south, police said.

Jay Kim, 61, of East Northport, was driving a 2014 Honda Accord when it collided with the Civic, police said.

The Melville Fire Department responded with three ambulances, a heavy rescue truck and a fire engine, according to a spokesman. About 25 firefighters and EMS personnel were on the scene.

After being rescued with the Jaws of Life tools, Kim was taken to Huntington Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries, the department said.

Biber was taken to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow with serious injuries. He will be arraigned at a later date, police said.

Anyone with information about the crash should call the Suffolk police department’s Second Squad at 631-854-8252.


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