Man Arrested for DWI After Crash, Passenger Seriously Injured

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Suffolk County Police arrested a Brentwood man for driving while intoxicated after a crash that injured him and seriously injured his passenger. The accident happened in front of 247 Deer Park Avenue in Dix Hills at 4:50 a.m. on March 10.

Raphael Guerrero was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe southbound on Deer Park Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle.  The vehicle hit a curb, went up on a grass embankment, hit a large stone and a telephone poll before it overturned.

Guerrero, 37, of Brentwood, was transported to Huntington Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. His passenger, Cesar S. Montano, 24, of Virginia, was transported to Huntington Hospital for serious injuries.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing by Vehicular Crime Unit detectives. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.

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