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Police: L.I. Man Charged With DWI Had 3-Year-Old In The Car

Police Say Ryan Hannigan Was Intoxicated When He Slammed Into A Nissan Maxima
Police say Ryan Hannigan was intoxicated and had a 3-year-old child in his car during a traffic accident in Amityville, Long Island. (Credit Suffolk County Police)

Police say Ryan Hannigan was intoxicated and had a 3-year-old child in his car during a traffic accident in Amityville, Long Island. (Credit Suffolk County Police)

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A Massapequa man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after being involved in a two-car crash with a child in his car on Saturday, Suffolk County Police said.

Ryan Hannigan, 36, made a left turn into oncoming traffic at the intersection of Oak Street and Broadway in Amityville at 2 p.m. and slammed into a Nissan Maxima, according to a police report.

The man driving the Maxima was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip with minor injuries. Hannigan and his 3-year-old son were not injured, police said.

Hannigan faces multiple charges including Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Passenger 15-years-old or Younger and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

The child was released to a family member.

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