A Centerport woman is charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra's Law after she fled an accident with her son, 5, in the car, Suffolk police said.
Police said Jessica Lazarus, 39, was driving a 2010 Dodge north on Centershore Road when she struck a westbound 2005 Toyota at the intersection of Route 25A just before 3:15 p.m. Monday.
Police said the Toyota struck a 2010 Jeep stopped for a light on Centershore Road.
Lazarus was arrested at her home on Taft Crescent. In addition to the Leandra's Law charge, she is also charged with DWI, leaving the scene of an accident with injury and endangering the welfare of a child, police said. She was scheduled for arraignment Tuesday in First District Court in Central Islip.
Police said her son was not injured and was turned over to relatives.
Leandra's Law is named for 11-year-old Leandra Rosado, who was killed when a friend's mother drove drunk and crashed in October 2009. Six other girls were in the vehicle at the time.
The law, enacted in November 2009, makes it a felony to drive drunk with anyone under 16 years of age in the vehicle.