Police: Amityville mother crashed car while driving drunk with toddler in vehicle

Police say Dshawna Courtney was driving on Route 135 when she struck a tree near Exit 14W in Syosset around 10:30 p.m.

News 12 Staff

May 25, 2022, 10:14 PM

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An Amityville mother is accused of crashing her car while driving drunk with her toddler in the vehicle.
Police say Dshawna Courtney was driving on Route 135 when she struck a tree near Exit 14W in Syosset around 10:30 p.m.
They say the crash caused a scrape on the 18-month-old boy's neck and a cut on Courtney's head.
The mother and her son were both taken to a hospital for treatment and evaluation.
Courtney is charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI under Leandra's Law and endangering the welfare of a child.


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