Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle crash that killed a motorcyclist in Lindenhurst Friday afternoon.
A man was riding a 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound on Wellwood Avenue when his vehicle struck a 2007 Toyota 4Runner traveling northbound on Wellwood Avenue, making a left to turn onto Buffalo Avenue at approximately 4:05 p.m.
The victim, 52, of Farmingdale, was transported by North Lindenhurst Fire Department to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Toyota, Andrian Kostyuk, was not injured.
Kostyuk, 56 of Lindenhurst, was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated.
Kostyuk will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on November 28.
Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crash to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555.