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Following Sunday Night Crash, Teen Charged With DWI

Police charge 15-year-old after Sunday night accident sends three to hospital.

A 15-year-old Miller Place boy was charged with DWI after a two-car crash on Echo Avenue and Sylvan Avenue Sunday night, according to police.

Police said the boy was injured and taken to Stony Brook University Hospital. According to Miller Place Fire Department First Assistant Chief Kyle Markott, the two people in the other car were also injured and taken to the hospital.

The accident occured at approximately 8:10 p.m on Sunday, police said.

Lisa Lynch October 08, 2012 at 09:41 PM
I just want to know where these kids' parents are in Miller Place....
Captain Howard Hawrey October 08, 2012 at 10:23 PM
I have 15 year old twins in Miller Place. Can't even imagine what is going on for all involved. Hope the injured recover. What a sad situation for all. What the heck?
Lacy Burton October 09, 2012 at 12:45 AM
I am very disappointed in this town. I have lived here 32 years and the kids are getting worse. Parents have to be parents and not friends. My kids would have never done this because they respected me, Time for tough love.
Justin Time October 09, 2012 at 09:49 AM
Condolences to all involved. I remember when at 15 and drunk, I would stay home! In fact I didn't start drinking and driving until I was the legal age of 18! What is this world coming too?
Ryan Meyer October 09, 2012 at 01:03 PM
That kid should never be allowed to drive.
Anton October 09, 2012 at 07:50 PM
I think before everyone rushes to judgement we need more details. Did the kid sneak out of the house when the parents were out to dinner? A 15-yo knows what's right and wrong, and is responsible for his actions. I'm not saying bad parenting was not a factor, but to hold them responsible with no information is kind of irresponsible. I sure hope you never do jury duty...guilty until proven innocent? If the parents were aware of what he was doing and allowed it, then I agree.
Wutang Clan October 09, 2012 at 10:20 PM
To all who think the kids parent would actually let him drive that's pretty silly. Drunk kids do stupid things, everyone makes mistakes. Hope the kid is alright.
hearts foru October 10, 2012 at 08:26 PM
we cannot blame the 15 yr old parents for this did anyone ever think maybe the boy took the car behind his parents back? his parents must be so hurt from this also for not only the suprise of his son but also for the other persons involved. so please all of you thy shall not place the blame on the parents. just hope that this accident will help this 15 yr old as well as all 15 yr olds think before you drink. this is a unfortunate situation and hope the 15 yr old learns alesson in life. not the parents. they have learned there own lesson what there child has done without them knowing. and as a parent they must also feel for the other victims involved. so please dont throw the parents under the bus but hope that they can seek help for there 15 yr old. we hope all those who got hurt get well . dbpa
SleeplessNSeattle October 14, 2012 at 07:09 AM
One of my best friends and her young daughter's life was spared in this incident. We are all quick to comment after the fact, but some obviously should have spoke out before now. It is God's Grace and Mercy that. Save their lives. They were victims, but will be victorious in the long road ahead called recovery and rehabilitation. Long after this "sound bite" is no longer sensational, my friend and her daughter will relive these moments in their sleep, when they wake to the scars and bruises now evident, and as they try to make sense of a moment that forever changed their lives. They are not just others who were hurt, they are loved and cherished by their family and friends.
Living in Brookhaven October 14, 2012 at 12:23 PM
Here come the lawsuits....
yospike October 14, 2012 at 03:54 PM
well said
yospike October 14, 2012 at 04:02 PM
my thought exactly, you think thats funny. hopefully it will be a tree that ends your life while driving drunk and not an innocent persons car
yospike October 14, 2012 at 04:08 PM
whats your point?
yospike October 14, 2012 at 04:14 PM
so there should be and jail time for the little criminal. a yr in riverhead should scare him straight
crookhaven October 15, 2012 at 07:16 AM
check out the Romaine for supervisor sign in the background!!!! go get em ed!!!!!!!!......as for the drunken savage teen; sealed record and will breeze through life like another teen junkie..............thank god for overdoses. there would be soooo many more on the road.......

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