Investigators at the scene of a crash on Flanders Road that critically injured a small child Jan. 13. Photo: Stringer News Service

A child is in critical condition and a Riverhead woman is facing felony DWI and other charges after a collision on Flanders Road Thursday morning.

State Police said Amy Wesolowski, 34, of Riverhead was arrested on charges of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, a class E felony, Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, both class A misdemeanors, following the crash.

Wesolowski’s passenger, Gracelyn Perkowski, 4, of Riverhead, was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center and then taken to Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition, according to a State Police press release.

Wesolowski, the operator of a 2005 Toyota RAV-4, collided with a 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan operated by Sonya Fezza, 29, of Water Mill, on Flanders Road near the intersection with Fanning Road yesterday at about 11:40 a.m., police said.

Both drivers were taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center for treatment and were later released.

Wesolowski was arrested and is being held for arraignment this morning in Southampton Town Justice Court.

Flanders Road was closed for several hours yesterday between Long Neck Boulevard and Pleasure Drive while police conducted an investigation. The investigation is ongoing, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police at (631) 756-3300.

Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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