Longmeadow Woman Arrested for OUI Following Early Morning Accident
LONGMEADOW (WGGB) – Longmeadow Police say they have arrested a resident of the town for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after she drove off the road and onto an athletic field at Longmeadow High School.
38-year-old Whitney Harrington of Longmeadow was driving along Bliss Road when her vehicle left the roadway and crashed into the fencing surrounding the new practice football field. According to an investigation by the Longmeadow Police, Harrington continued to drive onto the field damaging approximately one hundred feet of fencing as well as the football field’s turf and small trees.
Longmeadow Police say that when they arrived on the scene Harrington appeared unsteady on her feet, had bloodshot eyes, was slurring her speech, and had a strong odor of alcohol on her breath. She was arrested and charged with Operating Under the Influence.
Harrington is expected to be arraigned on Tuesday.