A Coram woman was intoxicated and driving with three children in her sport utility vehicle when she crashed into a tree on West Yaphank Road early Monday morning, police said.
Suffolk County police charged Tyleen Smith, 36, with violating Leandra’s Law, which makes it a felony to drive drunk with a child 15 years old or younger in the vehicle, and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child in connection with the 6:07 a.m. crash.
She was admitted to Stony Brook University Hospital with broken bones. It was unclear when she will be arraigned, police said.
Smith’s 10-year old twins, a boy and a girl, were taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with broken bones. Her 8-year-old son was treated there for minor injuries.
A Bellport woman who was a front-seat passenger was taken to Long Island Medical Center in East Patchogue with minor injuries.
Police said Smith’s 2004 Saturn Vue was heading north when it struck a tree in front of a home.
Suffolk County Child Protective Services was notified, police said.