Police: Child hospitalized after crash, mother charged

Police say a Mastic woman was arrested for driving under the influence after a crash that injured her daughter.

Authorities say 34-year-old Stephanie Warner was driving a Jeep Cherokee on Market Street in Mastic Beach when she crashed into a tree.

Authorities say 34-year-old Stephanie Warner was driving a Jeep Cherokee on Market Street in Mastic Beach when she crashed into a tree. (5/7/16)

MASTIC BEACH - Police say a Mastic woman was arrested for driving under the influence following a crash that injured her daughter.

Authorities say 34-year-old Stephanie Warner was driving a Jeep Cherokee on Market Street in Mastic Beach when she crashed into a tree.

Warner's 6-year-old daughter was in the car. The child was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

Warner was not injured. She is being charged with endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra's Law.

A police press release on the incident said that Warner was driving under the influence of drugs, but it did not specify what substance she was thought to have used.

Warner's vehicle was impounded and police say their investigation into the crash continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.

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