QUEENS — Two motorcycle riders are clinging to life after a suspected drunk driver plowed into them early Friday morning in Richmond Hill, police said.
Mohan Omesh, 29, was driving a Cadillac Escalade heading west on Atlantic Avenue near 124th Street about 4:10 a.m. when he struck the motorcycle carrying both men, police said.
The motorcycle's driver, 23, Corney McIntosh, and passenger, 25, Naquawn McIntosh, were both taken to Jamaica Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. They were in critical condition as of Friday afternoon, police said.
Omesh was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without insurance, police said. He sustained minor injuries.
Police found drugs on Corney and Naquawn McIntosh and charged Corney with criminal possession of a controlled substance and Naquawn with criminal possession of marijuana, police said.