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Long Island Woman Driving Drunk With Child In Car Crashes Into SUV, Police Say

The area of North Ocean Avenue in Freeport where the crash occurred.
The area of North Ocean Avenue in Freeport where the crash occurred. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A 40-year-old woman driving drunk with a child in her car crashed into a parked pickup truck on Long Island, police say.

It happened just after 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 16 in Freeport

According to Nassau County Police, Nadera Beria, 40, of Freeport, was operating a 2019 Kia SUV and struck a parked vehicle on North Ocean Avenue. The vehicle struck was a 2004 Ford pickup truck with one male occupant, 56. Officers responded to the crash. No injuries were reported.

A subsequent investigation was conducted and Beria was placed under arrest without incident. Beria's 11-year-old daughter, who was in the vehicle, was released into the custody of a family member.

Beria was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated (child under 16) under the Leandra Law, and endangering the welfare of a child. 

She will be arraigned on Tuesday, Dec. 17 in First District Court in Hempstead.

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