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Woman Who Crashed Into Cumberland Farms Hit With Multiple Charges

Fairfield Police say the Bridgeport woman was drunk when her car slammed into several other vehicles and a gas station at 70 miles per hour.

Rosa Blanca Chavarria-Medina. Credit: FPD
Rosa Blanca Chavarria-Medina. Credit: FPD

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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Igor April 02, 2014 at 05:20 PM
Perspective I also agree. Seems like every discussion you try to have on here, there is someone who's looking for a job as comedian. Actually it only makes them look small and childish.
Joeseph Biff April 02, 2014 at 09:27 PM
Okay Perspective, Why don't you begin a "stimulating conversation" about this wonderful woman who sent four people including an 18 month old girl to the hospital and caused thousands of dollars worth of damage due to her selfish, reckless behavior? It's amazing no one was killed! And you are 100% sure she will no longer pose a threat to anyone now or in the near future? You seem to be pretty sure about that. Do you have a crystal ball hidden away somewhere in your basement? You've got to be kidding lady !! And by the way, it's Christ with a capital C. I think you feel sorry for this giant hunk of lard, not the innocent people it injured. You are or will be paying for it's incarceration, hospital,rehab,whatever. I guess you don't have a problem with that. As one of the previous white, privileged, etc. individuals said in an earlier post. Deport her fat ass ASAP!
nascarblue April 03, 2014 at 06:08 AM
that's it $5,000?? she should have been given a bond that allows her to stay where she belongs until court, not let her out to sober up and do it all over again this time maybe kill someone, she should be sitting in a cell with a bond she can not reach, let her think about hat she did and that very lucky 18 month old, thank God no one was killed, in my opinion I think it is going to take time for her to learn a lesson, before putting a bond on someone like her and how serious this was rethink the numbers and keep her behind bars so we are safe
Joeseph Biff April 03, 2014 at 06:44 AM
nascarblue, Good points, but why should we have to pay for her jail time? Don't forget,we have to feed and clothe this pig. She won't get a long sentence anyway because some state appointed lawyer will get her (it) a slap on the wrist anyway. Sterilize it so it can't reproduce and send the lump packing.
Joeseph Biff April 03, 2014 at 11:20 AM
James M, Disappointed?........... Move!

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