“One accident is too many, and one life is way too many,” Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder stated. “We are going to start an initiative here in the police department about taking back our roads, writing more summons, doing more interactions, more DWIs, roadblocks, if that’s what it’s going to take.”
Other passengers in the Lincoln were also injured. A 73-year-old man suffered neck and back injuries, a 67-year-old man suffered a fractured clavicle and shoulder injuries, and a 42-year-old man suffered fractured ribs.
Lennon has been charged with three counts of vehicular manslaughter, vehicular assault, and driving while intoxicated. He is currently being held without bail.
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