Drunk Driver Crashes Car With Children in the Vehicle

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PATCHOGUE, NY – A drunk driver was involved in a collision at Dawn Drive around 2:45 PM on Wednesday.

The driver, 27-year-old Brooke Wirshup, was heading down the William Floyd Parkway when she rear-ended another vehicle. then drove off from the scene in her car. She was later found at Revilo Avenue and Victory Avenue. A three-year-old and a seventeen-month-year-old were discovered in the back of her car.

Wirshup has been charged with a DWI, aggravated DWI with a child passenger 15-years-old or younger, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and fleeing the scene of an accident with property damage.

She will be arraigned on Thursday.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a collision caused by an intoxicated driver, the New York drunk driving accident lawyers of Finz & Finz, P.C., can help you fight for the financial compensation you deserve. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, and to take the first step to securing justice.