Cops: Drunk Driver Crashes Car Into Huntington Home

Sophia Anderson of Brooklyn charged with DWI.

A Brooklyn woman was arrested Monday for driving while intoxicated after she crashed her vehicle into a Huntington house.

Police say, Sophia Anderson was driving her Mercedes south on Browns Road when she failed to turn at the Southdown Road t-intersection. Anderson’s vehicle went through the intersection and crashed into a home located at 200 Southdown Rd. before coming to a stop in the backyard at 4:05 a.m.

A 90-year-old woman and her caretaker were inside the home but were not injured. Anderson, 21, was transported to where she was treated and released.

Anderson was arrested and charged with DWI. She was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday at the Fourth Precinct.

Muto May 31, 2012 at 02:10 PM
She refused the breath test and they didn't take blood. Legally, there's no proof she was drunk. The refusal gets her an automatic license suspension. That's it.. Case closed . On to civil court. That's the system folks....
Laura May 31, 2012 at 02:37 PM
I love Long Island. I have lived here over 30 years. Joe T are you an angel? Why are you disrespecting young, old, grown men and women? Who do you respect? Only ones you did not complain about are babies,dogs,cats and birds. Why is it dislike people ???sincerely laura
Lee May 31, 2012 at 04:26 PM
It's no secret that police are tough on DUI's and DWI's. There is no "protected class" as stated above. If someone is caught driving drunk, they get put in jail right away and bail must be posted. If their lawyer gets them off the charge, it has nothing to do with the police. What does have me concerned and is more dangerous, is the complete disregard of traffic laws. Red lights, stop sign, speed limits are mere suggestions. Courtesy is non-existent as is right of way. Drivers are rushing each and every time they get behind the wheel, if you happen to be in their way or slow them down, you get an obscene gesture. It's dangerous out there.
joe r May 31, 2012 at 09:18 PM
not an angel, it's just that when they get in a car on long island their behavior is, lets say, different than most other places around the country. i am disrespecting the way people drive which is warranted considering the number of accidents and road fatalities we have here.
richard June 02, 2012 at 06:35 PM
I hope the courts are strick with this case. Driving drunk is discusting and the consequences should be harsh. People need to think before they do things. Your horrible decision to drink and drive can and will effect innocent people on the road. http://jokeofthedayblog.blogspot.com


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