Woman crashes car with toddler inside

A Dix Hills woman is accused of drunken driving and crashing her car with her 3-year-old son inside.

Police say Cristi Rivas rear-ended another car on Straight Path and Burrs Lane in Wheatley Heights Saturday night.

Police say Cristi Rivas rear-ended another car on Straight Path and Burrs Lane in Wheatley Heights Saturday night. (11/1/15)

DIX HILLS - A Dix Hills woman is accused of drunken driving and crashing her car with her 3-year-old son inside.

Police say Cristi Rivas rear-ended another car on Straight Path and Burrs Lane in Wheatley Heights Saturday night.

Officials say no one was seriously injured in the crash.

Rivas was charged with DWI under Leandra's Law.

Anyone with information on the crash is urged to call the Suffolk's First Squad at 631-854-8152.

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