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Four injured in Peconic crash involving alleged drunk driver

Peconic Lane Route 48

A Sayville man was arrested Saturday evening following a crash on Route 48 in Peconic that injured four, Southold Town police said in a press release. 

Richard Gordon, 68, was involved in a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 48 and Peconic Lane at about 5 p.m., police said. He was arrested after it was determined he had been driving drunk.

Mr. Gordon was transported by a Southold Fire Department ambulance to Eastern Long Island Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and released into police custody.

Three others involved in the crash were transported to ELIH by both the Southold and Cutchogue fire departments for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

No other details about the crash were immediately available.