Connie O’Hara, 51, was arraigned Aug. 31 after being charged with driving while intoxicated. She was ordered held on $100,000 cash bail or $200,000 bond during a court appearance at First District Court in Central Islip.
Police said O’Hara was driving a 2013 Volkswagon west on Pulaski Road in Greenlawn around 7:15 p.m. on Friday, when she attempted to turn left onto Butterfield Drive. As she was maneuvering the turn, O’Hara’s car collided with a 2002 Honda motorcycle.
The motorcycle driver, 52-year-old Karen Labarbera of East Northport, was critically injured. She was taken by police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital with head and leg injuries, cops said.
Police impounded both vehicles involved, as the investigation continues.
O’Hara remained incarcerated Saturday night and is due back again in court on Sept. 5.
Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are still investigating and ask anyone with information to call 631-852-6555 or anonymously call Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.