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Driver charged with DWI after hitting pedestrian in West Babylon, Suffolk police say

Suffolk County police at the scene of a

Suffolk County police at the scene of a crash in which one woman was seriously injured in West Babylon Tuesday night. Credit: Paul Mazza

A 48-year-old Amityville woman was hit by a Jeep Cherokee and seriously injured while crossing a West Babylon road Tuesday evening, and the driver has been charged with driving while intoxicated, Suffolk police in a statement.

Andrew Bonamico, 58, of West Babylon, was headed north on Little East Neck Road when he hit the woman, who was near the intersection with Baur Street, at about 6:50 p.m., police said.

The woman was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, police said.

Bonamico's arraignment is set for Wednesday, the police said.

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