Witnesses prevent woman from drunk driving with a child in her vehicle

Posted on Monday, June 1st, 2020 at 9:46 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Two witnesses notified police of a visibly intoxicated woman attempting to drive her car with a small child Sunday.

The woman was stopped as bystanders watched her getting into her car with a child passenger at Lake Arcadia. According to Newsbreak, they were able to apprehend the woman long enough for police to arrive on the scene.

Body-camera footage shows the woman being arrested by Oklahoma Police. No charges filed against her have been made available yet.

The Oklahoma car accident attorneys of the Abel Law Firm report on accidents in our community to hopefully help you and your loved ones stay safe while driving. We are here to represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones due to the reckless or careless actions of others. 


Suspected drunk driver punches officer after trying to escape

Posted on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 2:39 pm    

On June 24, Oklahoma City police responded to an accident near Oklahoma and Sheridan. When they arrived at the scene, a 23-year-old female, a supposed driver of one of the vehicles, was seen fleeing the area.

A police officer chased after the woman, and, upon apprehending her, was punched in the face by the alleged drunk driver as she was trying to evade arrest. The officer was able to put handcuffs on the woman, and she smelt strongly of alcohol.

The woman was booked at the Oklahoma County jail. She was charged with driving under the influence, assaulting a police officer, and fleeing the scene of a car accident.

If a drunk driver has left you with injuries after a car accident, please contact the drunk driving accident lawyers of the Abel Law Firm by calling (405) 239-7046 today.

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