On May 5, Suffolk County Police arrested a woman for allegedly driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident and escape following a motor vehicle crash in Selden.
Candice Giorlando was driving a 2011 Dodge Durango westbound on Route 25 when she crashed into a 2001 Jeep at the intersection of Blue Point Road at approximately 8:47 p.m. Giorlando allegedly fled the scene on foot and was apprehended by 6th Precinct officers. After being taken into custody, Giorlando allegedly fled from officers and was apprehended a short time later.
The driver of the Jeep, Sean Sears, 41, and two passengers, Michelle Connor, 34, and Mia Sears, 3, all of Selden, were transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Giorlando was not injured.
Giorlando, 37, of Selden, was charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident with physical injury and escape third degree. She was also issued two summonses for vehicle and traffic violations.
She was held overnight at the 4th Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip May 6.