Ryan Hannigan
Ryan Hannigan

A man was arrested for drunken driving with his 3-year-old son after crashing his SUV into a car in Amityville on Saturday afternoon, Suffolk County police said.

Ryan Hannigan, 36, of Massapequa, was making a left at the corner of Oak Street and Broadway when his Jeep Grand Cherokee crashed into a Nissan Maxima  at 2 p.m., police said.

The 34-year-old Copiague man driving the car was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, where he was treated for minor injuries.

Hannigan and his son, who was released to a family member, were not injured.

Hannigan was charged with  endangering the welfare of a child and driving while intoxicated with a passenger 15 years old, a felony under Leandra’s Law.

He will be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Central Islip.


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