News Sections
Audio
Woman Reportedly Gets Blitzed, Blitzes Fence With Car
Updated May 5, 2013 1:00 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
 Print    Archive    RSS

(BLOOMINGTON) - A Bloomington woman was jailed after allegedly getting drunk and running through a fence.

Monroe County Chief Deputy Scott Mellinger says officers responded to a call of a traffic accident on South Rockport Road where he found a car that ran off the road and through a fence.

When the officer made contact with the driver, 43-year-old Rita Gardner, he reported noticing the odor of an alcoholic beverage on her breath. When he asked her if she had tried to leave the scene of the accident, the woman reportedly laughed and replied "maybe."

Gardner was then given a breath test where she blew a .26% and was then taken to Bloomington Hospital to be checked out and then to Monroe County jail to "sleep it off."



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2014 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  About  |  Feedback