Man charged with fleeing scene of 7-vehicle Long Island pileup


HOLBROOK, LONG ISLAND – Police have announced an arrest in connection with a deadly crash on Long Island earlier this month, according to

Seven cars were involved in the wreck on SunriseHighway near Lincoln Avenue in Holbrook on March 4 at about 4:35 a.m.

One of the motorists, driving a 2002 Toyota Celica, died after being taken to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue.  He was identified as 22-year-old Kelvin Saula-Bueno of Bay Shore.  Three of the other drivers sustained injuries that were not life-threatening, and were transported to area hospitals.  No passengers were in any of the vehicles.

A man driving one of the cars involved, a 2012 Mazda, fled the scene on foot.  Suffolk County Police detectives said their investigation determined that the driver being sought was 29-year-old Christopher Macri of Copiague and that he was driving a stolen vehicle.

He was subsequently arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an incident with a fatality.  Police said Macri is also facing charges related to the theft of the vehicle in Copiague on March 7.

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