Mom With 3 Kids in Car Charged With DWI After Fleeing Accident

A woman was arrested on Long Island for driving while intoxicated with her three children in the car Friday night, authorities said.

According to police, Eileen Danon, 43, rear-ended another car and fled the scene of the accident in Oceanside with her three children, ages 6, 9 and 11.

Danon and was apprehended by police a short time later after an officer spotted her car pulling into a driveway on Links Drive West.

Upon exiting her car, the officer determined that she was drunk and placed her under arrest. Her children were left at the scene with a neighbor, police said.

Danon was charged with three counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated, three counts of endangering the welfare of a child, driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident without a report.

Information on an attorney for Danon was not immediately available.

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