Police: Woman on drugs strikes 10 cars in Huntington

Police: Woman on drugs strikes 10 cars in Huntington

A Huntington Station woman who crashed into 10 cars on New York Avenue in Huntington on Wednesday was arrested charged with driving while impaired by drugs, according to police.

Barbara LaMantia, 58, was driving a 2015 Dodge Challenger on the major thoroughfare when police said she went on a car-crashing spree at about 2 p.m. She was charged with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident, property damage and first-degree operating a vehicle while impaired by drugs, according to a police spokeswoman.

LaMantia did not injure any of the drivers in the cars she struck, however she did cause massive property damage, police said. She was arrested at the intersection of New York Avenue and Elm Street. LaMantia was taken to Huntington Hospital following her arrest.

Attorney information for LaMantia was not immediately available on Thursday afternoon.