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4 injured after police pursuit ends in crash on Long Island

Roy Gomez was taken into custody after he crashed into a stopped car.

BALDWIN, L.I. — Four people were injured after a police pursuit ended in a crash on Long Island Tuesday night.

The incident happened around 10:15 p.m. when a sedan with three occupants was stopped at a red traffic signal along Grand and Milburn Avenues, police said.

While the sedan was at a stop, they were struck by another vehicle driven by Roy Gomez, said police.

Gomez, 39, then fled the scene in his vehicle only to park a few blocks away and fled on foot, according to Nassau County police. He was later found sleeping in a boat along Woodcleft Ave. in Freeport and was taken into custody.

A police pursuit led to to a crash that injured 4 people on Long Island (PIX11)

The three occupants from the sedan were taken to the hospital, one passenger, 65, with serious injuries.

Gomez was charged with assault, vehicular assault, DWI, leaving the scene of an accident and aggravated unlicensed operation.