Michael Edward Rainey, 46, of Boise was arrested after crashing his car into an irrigation ditch in the 6100 block of Arney Lane at 5:10 p.m. Friday.
Two children, ages 1 and 4, were in the car with Rainey. They were placed in the custody of another family member.
Rainey and the children were evaluated at the scene by Ada County Paramedics.
Rainey was taken to the Ada County Jail, where he was charged with driving under the influence and two counts of injury to a child.