Cops: DWI charge in Southern State crash

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A Lindenhurst man was arrested after he drove drunk in the wrong direction on the Southern State Parkway, struck a car and left the scene Saturday morning, police said.

According to a New York State Police statement, Leston Douglas, 25, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident, driving the wrong way and unlicensed operation.

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Police said he was traveling eastbound in the parkway's westbound lanes east of Route 110 about 5:25 a.m., when the accident occurred. No injuries were sustained in the accident.

Douglas was held for arraignment in Suffolk County First District Court, police said.

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