Cops: Hit and run suspect nabbed after car breaks down

Southampton, Hampton Bays Police station

A Riverhead man who fled the scene of an accident last week was arrested a short time later after his car broke down, according to Southampton Town Police.

Nazim Cosar, 31, was involved in a accident with another car near the intersection of Flanders Road and Spinney Road in Flanders at about 1 p.m. last Tuesday, Feb. 18, police said.

After Mr. Cosar drove away, police located him about 15 minutes later when his car become disabled, officials said.

Mr. Cosar was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury, moving from a lane unsafely and unlicensed operation, police said.