Car crash in West Hempstead results in DWI arrest


Nassau County Police Department detectives reported the arrest of a Franklin Square man for DWI last Thursday at approximately midnight.

According to police, Raymond Kiefel, 56, crashed his car on Dogwood Avenue near Cornwell Avenue in West Hempstead. Firefighters from the Malverne Fire Department responded to an overturned vehicle. Kiefel was not injured and climbed out of the SUV before police and firefighters arrived.

Kiefel was placed under arrest and was charged with DWI shortly after the crash.