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Woman high on drugs crashes with child in car in Shirley, cops say

Danielle Campione, 34, of Mastic was charged with

Danielle Campione, 34, of Mastic was charged with driving drunk with a child in the car on Montauk Highway in Shirley on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. Credit: SCPD

Suffolk police arrested a Mastic woman and charged her with violating Leandra’s Law on Tuesday after the car she was driving was struck by another vehicle as she left a McDonald’s parking lot in Shirley with a 4-year-old boy in her car, authorities said.

Danielle Campione, 34, was being held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in First District Court, police said. They added that the boy was not hurt and that the collision caused minor injuries to the other vehicle’s driver, Imran Shabbir, 34, of Moriches.

Campione is being charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child passenger 15 years or younger, or Leandra’s Law, and endangering the welfare of a child in connection with the 11:45 a.m. crash at 971 Montauk Hwy. near Versa Place in Shirley, police said.

It was unclear whether she had retained an attorney.

Authorities said Campione was making a left turn while leaving the parking lot when her 2007 Nissan Altima was struck by a westbound 2007 Hyundai Sonata on Montauk Highway.

Shabbir was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in East Patchogue to be treated for minor injuries. Campione was not injured, and the 4-year-old was released to a relative.

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