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Medford man accused of drunken driving in crash arraigned

Juan Fanacio-Avila, 32, of Medford, was arrested Saturday,

Juan Fanacio-Avila, 32, of Medford, was arrested Saturday, May 23, 2015, and charged with driving while intoxicated after he swerved into oncoming traffic on Route 112 at Mount Vernon Avenue in Medford and hit another car, seriously injuring the driver, police said. Photo Credit: SCPD

Bail was set at $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond Sunday for a Medford man charged with drunken driving after Suffolk police said he swerved into oncoming traffic and seriously injured another motorist.

Juan Fanacio-Avila, 32, was driving a 2000 Audi northbound on Route 112 at Mount Vernon Avenue in Medford at 6:07 a.m. Saturday when his vehicle crossed into the southbound lane and struck a 1999 Subaru driven by Froylan Perez, 35, of Coram, police said.

Perez was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Fifth Squad detectives charged Fanacio-Avila, 32, with driving while intoxicated. His license was also suspended Sunday during his arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip.