Pickup truck driver arrested after limo crash kills 4 bridesmaids, injures 2

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CUTCHOGUE, N.Y. — Four women are dead and two seriously injured after an alleged drunk driver smashed into their limousine that was returning from a bachelorette party on Long Island, New York.

Southold, NY Police confirmed there was a fatal crash around 6 p.m. Saturday on Route 48 in Cutchogue.

A pickup truck crashed into the side of the limousine carrying the bridesmaids, who were returning from a winery.

Southold Police Chief Martin Flatley tells WPIX that the accident is “one of the worst” he’s seen.
Several police departments including the New York State Police assisted Southold Police.

The driver of the pickup truck was transported to the hospital for lacerations on his face. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated. He is expected to appear in court Sunday.

Two of the other women, including the bride, are in critical condition. The limo driver is expected to survive, officials said.

The identities of the victims have not been released, but the four women who died were from the New York City area.

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  • joe

    It has been reported that the limo was making an illegal u-turn. I’m not defending the DUI driver, but it seems the limo driver is somewhat at fault too.

  • warrenlevine

    four counts of criminally negligent homicide. four counts of reckless endangerment resulting in death, four counts of possession of a deadly weapon (the vehicle), Life with no parole. Throw this punk into Attica.

  • arubatom

    Another scumbag drunk ruins how many families and friends? Definite life in prison without parole for this low-life. Condolences to all of the victims families….stuff like this should not happen but is an all too frequent occurrence….always the innocent getting killed, hardly ever the idiot that decided to drink and drive.

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