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Woman arrested for hit-and-run, DUI charges

Published On: Mar 24 2013 09:48:46 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 24 2013 01:25:52 PM CDT


A woman was arrested for hit-and-run and DUI charges Saturday night after she almost crashed into a police cruiser.

A witness reported seeing the woman hit a parked car in the area of Austin Bluffs Pkwy. and Beverly St. in Colorado Springs around 8 p.m.

Colorado Springs Police caught up with the car and stopped it near Harmony Dr. and Hollow Rd. after the driver nearly hit the cruiser.

Police say the woman was first seen driving in the area of Meadowland Blvd. and Montebello Dr. A witness followed the woman until police caught her. 

Police believe the woman hit at least four parked cars, a fire hydrant and a cable/utility box before she was caught.

Alma Sanchez, 23, was arrested for Hit-and-Run and DUI related charges.


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