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Arrest in accident that injured officer

File photo from the scene of the accident near North Broadway and Eastbound Southern State Pkwy at Route 110 in Massapequa..
March 2, 2012 4:56:47 AM PST
Police have made a long-awaited arrest in a crash that injured an officer on Long Island.

Louis Blanton was arrested in Amityville.

Investigators say he led Nassau County police on a chase on the Southern State Parkway back in November, and then abruptly stopped.

One of the officers veered to avoid a crash near North Broadway and Eastbound Southern State Pkwy at Route 110..

She struck a guard rail, then another car.

The officer was seriously hurt.

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