A Babylon woman was arrested for drunken driving after she crashed her car into a Nassau County police cruiser in Hicksville early Sunday morning, authorities said.

Sandy Lally McDonald was charged with driving while intoxicated, assault, driving without insurance, and failure to exercise due care to avoid colliding with an emergency vehicle.

Police said the 31-year-old woman was driving her Fiat when she crashed into the back of a police car, which had its lights and sirens activated, at the corner of James Street and Newbridge Road at 2 a.m.

The officer was taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries to his neck, shoulders and back. McDonald, who was not injured, failed sobriety tests, police said.

She will be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Hempstead.

[wpdevart_facebook_comment title_text="Comments" title_text_color="#000000" title_text_font_size="22" title_text_font_family="monospace" title_text_position="left" width="100%" bg_color="#CCCCCC" animation_effect="random" count_of_comments="5" ]
Previous articleCan The Democrats Be As Stubborn As Mitch McConnell?
Next articleJones Beach Theater Summer Concert Calendar Booking Up
Timothy Bolger is the Editor in Chief of the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.