Cops: DWI charge follows hit-and-run collision with bicycle

A Babylon man who struck a bicyclist with his vehicle on the Peconic River bridge then fled late Friday night was later arrested for drunk driving, according to Riverhead police.

Police said the collision took place on the southbound lane of the Route 105 bridge just after 10:30 p.m., injuring a 16-year-old Flanders youth.

State Police later found the driver, Timothy Cochran, 43, of Babylon, at the Riverside McDonalds. He was taken to Riverhead Police headquarters and charged with drunk driving and leaving the scene of an accident, police said. His vehicle was impounded.