Woman crashes car while allegedly driving intoxicated with 8-year-old son: police

LEVITTOWN, Long Island — A woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated with her 8-year-old son in the car Friday, police said.

Christine Vitrano, 38, was driving eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike near Shelter Lane when she crashed into another vehicle that was traveling in the same direction, police said.

When police arrived, they found Vitrano was intoxicated while driving with her 8-year-old son in the car.

Vitrano was arrested and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with child under 16 years old and endangering the welfare of a child.

Her son was released to a family member who was at the scene.

There were no reported injuries.