A Manchester, New Hampshire, mother is facing charges after police said she made a dangerous decision behind the wheel. 

Authorities said Susan Sparks drove herself to the hospital on Monday while under the influence of heroin, with her 11-year-old child in the car. 

She was released on bail. 

Her son is now being taken care of by his grandmother. 

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