Lewis County man ticketed under Leandra's Law following crash

Lewis County Sheriffâ??s Deputies arrested a Lowville man for Leandraâ??s Law DWI following a one-car crash that happened in the Town of Watson at about 2:08am Saturday.

Deputies say 37-year-old James Burns was driving on Snell Road when he lost control of his car on a corner and crashed.

Deputies found Burns near the accident scene, where he failed field sobriety tests. Burns was taken to the Lewis County Public Safety Building where he registered a .11% blood alcohol content.

Burns was ticketed for Leandraâ??s Law DWI for having a child under the age of 16 in the vehicle, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and failure to reduce speed for a curve.