The 26-year-old woman lost control of her car and crashed into several utility poles on Friday night, police said. The mother and son were airlifted to a nearby hospital. Both had been wearing seat belts.
New Canaan police have made educating young drivers on the dangers of distracted driving a priority since the tragic accident in March that left a jogger dead and changed the lives of two families.
Arrests were up in every category, from drunk driving to speeding, according to the Connecticut State Police.