NC mother accused driving drunk with child, crashing

Emily Cunningham

Emily Cunningham

STALLINGS, N.C. — A North Carolina mother was arrested after officials said she drove drunk with her 4-year-old in her minivan and crashed into a ditch.

WSOC-TV reported that Mint Hill resident Emily Cunningham was arrested Saturday night after she allegedly lost control of her minivan in Stallings.

Police said her son was in the backseat, but was not injured.

Officials said the suspect registered a 0.21 percent on the Breathalyzer test, nearly three times the 0.08 legal limit. She is also accused failing field sobriety tests.