Motorcyclist Suffers Serious Injuries After Crash

A motorcyclist who East Hampton Town police said was driving drunk is in critical condition after a crash in Springs on Sunday morning. 

Byron Mora-Llauca, 24, of East Hampton was riding his Kawasaki motorcycle north on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road, when he veered off the road and struck a tree at 5:24 a.m. He "suffered serious physical injuries" and was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital, where police said he was in critical condition Sunday morning. 

Mr. Mora-Llauca was charged with driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Detective Sgt. Daniel Toia said the motorcyclist had a small amount of cocaine on him. 

No further information was immediately available.

Detectives are continuing to investigate. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident has been asked to contact the East Hampton Town Police Department at 631-537-7575. All calls will be kept confidential.