A man, 26, the passenger in a vehicle that struck a pole, sustained serious injuries to his head, face and stomach, according to police after the vehicle he was crashed at the intersection of West Broadway and Oakland Avenue in Cedarhurst at 11:24 p.m. on July 23.
Police said that Susan Rodriquez, 26, of Oak Street, in Woodmere, was headed west driving a 2016 Honda HR-V when she hit the pole. She was also taken by to a local hospital, where she was treated for chest pain.
Rodriguez was charged with assault second-degree, vehicular assault second-degree and driving while intoxicated. The investigation is ongoing.