15 April 2017
Wrong Way Driver Collision
Major David C. Candelaria
On Saturday, April 15, 2017 at approximately 1:56 A.M., Enry Avelar-Rios of Hempstead, N.Y., was operating a 2003 Ford Explorer westbound in the eastbound lanes when he struck a 2006 Volvo, operated by Jazmin Fernandez of Franklin Square, N.Y. Fernandez sustained injuries to her neck and hip. Her passenger, Jalane Kane of Franklin Square, N.Y., sustained a broken femur. Avelar-Rios is being treated for a facial fracture. None of the injuries appear to be life threatening. Avelar-Rios is currently being charged with Reckless Endangerment, Assault, Reckless Driving and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation. Additional charges are pending the investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call the New York State Police- Farmingdale at 631-756-3300.
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