DUI hit-and-run driver arrested by Virginia police after trying to get away on three wheels

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A woman is charged with driving under the influence after she attempted to elude police on just three wheels following a hit-and-run incident, according to Chesterfield Police.

County police said on Twitter Sunday, July 19 that a woman “attempted to flee after striking a large trailer.”

WFXR’s sister station reached out to police for additional information and learned the incident happened in the 1700 block of Chevelle Drive shortly after 12:30 a.m.

  • Chesterfield County Police say a drunken driver is in custody after attempting to elude police following a hit-and-run incident. (Photo: Chesterfield County Police Department via WRIC)
  • Chesterfield County Police say a drunken driver is in custody after attempting to elude police following a hit-and-run incident. (Photo: Chesterfield County Police Department via WRIC)
  • Chesterfield County Police say a drunken driver is in custody after attempting to elude police following a hit-and-run incident. (Photo: Chesterfield County Police Department via WRIC)

According to authorities, the woman struck a parked trailer, which caused massive damage to the front of the vehicle and passenger side of the car.

She then tried to get away on three wheels before she was located and taken into custody for driving under the influence, police added.

No injuries were reported.

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