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Drunk driver crashes car into ditch with child inside in Wayne County

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State police arrested a Rochester woman in Wayne County for felony driving while intoxicated with a child in the car over the weekend.

On Sunday state police found a vehicle in a ditch along Route 31 in Arcadia.


The operator, identified as Melissa Ross, 29, of Rochester, who was intoxicated.

She was charged with aggravated DWI with a child in the vehicle under Leandra’s Law, as well as endangering the welfare of a child, and resisting arrest.

Additional details about what led to the resisting charge were not released.

She was arraigned and will answer all charges at a later date in local court.