Man arrested for DWI with son, 3, in car

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

August 11, 2013 8:08:31 AM PDT
A Long Island man has been arrested for driving while intoxicated with his three-year-old son in the car after crashing the vehicle.

Suffolk County Police say Ryan Hannigan was arrested Saturday after the 2 p.m. accident.

They say he was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a passenger 15-years-old or younger and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police say Hannigan turned onto oncoming traffic in his 2010 jeep, crashing into a 2007 Nissan Maxima.

The 34-year-old driver of the Nissan Maxima was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Hannigan was arrested at the scene.

The boy was released to a family member.