Riverhead man arrested for DWI following two-car accident in Flanders

A Riverhead man was arrested on drunk driving charges last week after causing a two-car accident in Flanders that hospitalized another driver, Southampton Town Police said.

Joseph Buccigross, 28, was driving on Flanders Road near Birch Creek Road about 8:30 p.m. last Wednesday when he crossed a double solid yellow line and sideswiped a car traveling in the opposite direction, according to police. The driver of the other car was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead for treatment of undisclosed injuries.

Mr. Buccigross was charged with DWI and multiple traffic infractions.

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