A 31-year-old Bridgeport woman whose car smashed into the Cumberland Farms at 70 miles per hour — sending four people, including an 18-month-old girl, to the hospital — has been arrested.
Fairfield Police said the woman, Rosa Blanca Chavarria-Medina, was taken into custody Monday at Bridgeport Police Department. She was charged with:
- first-degree reckless endangerment
- driving under the influence of alcohol
- operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license
- reckless driving
- passing on the right
- failure to stop at a stop sign
Police said she was released on a $5,000 bond.
The charges stem from an accident on March 24, when a black 1998 Nissan Maxima being driven by Chavarria-Medina came speeding off exit 24 on Interstate 95 southbound at about 70 miles per hour and smashed into several vehicles and a Cumberland Farms gas station.
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