Police: Woman charged in Copiague crash that seriously injured pedestrian

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Police say a woman was arrested after she left the scene of a crash that left a pedestrian seriously injured in Copiague Saturday night.

It happened on 43rd Street near Atlantic Street around 10:30 p.m.

Police say Sagrario Lopez-Escobar was driving when she hit a man walking in the roadway then took off.

The victim was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with serious injuries. His name has not been released.

Lopez-Escobar was arrested at her home shortly after the crash. She's set to be arraigned Sunday.

 

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