Cops: Woman was drunk in Riverside crash

10/20/2012 11:14 PM |

A Patchogue woman was driving while intoxicated when she was involved in a crash on Lake Avenue in Riverside Saturday afternoon, Southampton Town Police said.

Lauren McNevin, 50, was arrested and charged with DWI and a violation of moving from a lane unsafely following the crash, which occurred shortly before 4:30 p.m., police said.

Ms. McNevin was one of five people involved in the accident who were transported to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries, police said. She was taken to Southampton Hospital, while four others were transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center.

Ms. McNevin was later held at Southampton Police headquarters and she is expected to be arraigned in Southampton Town Justice Court Sunday morning, police said.