BRENTWOOD-—Three people were injured in a car crash, including a pregnant woman and a child, after the driver allegedly drove intoxicated and crashed the car in Brentwood Thursday evening.
The car went airborne into the back of a 7-Eleven store, injuring the driver's pregnant girlfriend and 10-month-old daughter, according to Suffolk County Police.
John Escobar, 29, drove his Nissan westbound on the Long Island Expressway. He tried to exit onto Motor Parkway at 8 p.m. and lost control of the car.
He was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.
His pregnant girlfriend, Maria Guillen, was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center. His daugher, Helen Escobar, was brought to Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York in New Hyde Park.
Escobar was also taken to the hospital for less severe injuries.