Police: Mother drunk during accident with 4-year-old in car - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Police: Mother drunk during accident with 4-year-old in car

(PHOTO: Hamilton County Justice Center) (PHOTO: Hamilton County Justice Center)
GREEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

Police say a mother was drunk during a single-car accident that injured her 4-year-old son.

According to investigators, Rebecca Espelage, 29, was intoxicated when she wrecked her car on Neeb Road in Green Township on Saturday.

Court documents show the child was secured in a car seat, but harness straps were not attached. The child suffered facial injuries, including a cut to his lip and swelling in the face.

Espelage is facing child endangering, OVI and failure to remain reasonable control of a vehicle charges.

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