Somerset woman faces drunken driving charges after hitting State Police cruiser on I-195 in Fall River
A Somerset woman is facing drunken driving charges after allegedly hitting a State Police cruiser stopped in a highway work zone on Interstate 195 in Fall River early Saturday.
Laurie A. Lacle, 48, is charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to change lanes for an emergency vehicle, and driving an uninspected motor vehicle, State Police said in a statement.
Lacle allegedly hit the driver’s side of the marked cruiser parked on the westbound side of I-195 near Exit 7 in Fall River around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, State Police said.
The state trooper was inside his cruiser and said his leg hurt but that he would seek medical attention on his own time, State Police said.Melissa Werthmann can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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