Reckless woman arrested after crashing into a mailbox, landscaping and house

BEDFORD – A Bedford woman was arrested after police say she was driving while intoxicated and crashed into a mailbox, landscaping, and then a house on Vinegar Hill Road Sunday.

The accident was reported at 6:10 p.m. on Sunday, September 4th at 363 Vinegar Hill Road.

Teri Fields

According to a Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department report, Teri Fields, 51, of Bedford, was driving a tan 2007 Honda Pilot west on Vinegar Hill Road when she drove the car across the center line, collided with a mailbox, crossed back over the center line and ran off the roadway, colliding with landscaping at 379 Vinegar Hill Road and finally collided into a home at 363 Vinegar Hill Road.

She was treated by medical personnel on the scene but declined medical treatment. She was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangerment, and possession of a narcotic drug with enhancing circumstances.

Damages were estimated at $25,001 to $50,000. The vehicle was towed from the scene by Jackson’s Heavy Haul.