Pickup truck driver arrested after limo crash kills 4 bridesmaids, injures 2

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CUTCHOGUE, N.Y. — Four women are dead and two seriously injured after an alleged drunk driver smashed into their limousine that was returning from a bachelorette party on Long Island.

Southold Police confirmed there was a fatal crash around 6 p.m. Saturday on Route 48 in Cutchogue.

A pickup truck crashed into the side of the limousine carrying the bridesmaids, who were returning from a winery.

Southold Police Chief Martin Flatley said the accident is "one of the worst" he's seen.

Several police departments including the New York State Police assisted Southold Police.

The driver of the pickup truck was arrested for driving while intoxicated. He will face a judge on Sunday.

The identities of the victims has not been released at this time. Police say that some of the victims are from the New York City area.


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