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E. Northport Motorcyclist Critically Injured

Woman driving car in Pulaski Road collision is facing DWI charges.

An East Northport woman was critically injured Friday night when her motorcycle collided with a car on Pulaski Road in Greenlawn. Credit: Steve Silverman.
An East Northport woman was critically injured Friday night when her motorcycle collided with a car on Pulaski Road in Greenlawn. Credit: Steve Silverman.

An East Northport woman was critically injured Friday night when her motorcycle collided with a car on Pulaski Road in Greenlawn.

Suffolk County police said Karen Labarbera, 52, of East Northport, was operating her 2002 Honda motorcycle east on Pulaski Road when Connie O'Hara, 51, of Huntington collided with her while trying to make a left turn onto Butterfield Drive. The crash happened about 7:15 p.m.

Labarbera was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital via Suffolk County Police helicopter. She sustained head and left leg injuries and is listed in critical condition.

O’Hara was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. She will be arraigned Saturday at First District Court in Central Islip.

Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks.

Suffolk County Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are investigating the crash. Anyone with information should contact Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
Alex August 31, 2013 at 06:58 PM
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