A woman from New Jersey was arrested Thursday after crashing into a Collier County ambulance at Lely Resort and was found to have a BAC of twice the legal limit.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Charlene Diaz-Granados, 56, of Little Falls, New Jersey, hit the back of an ambulance while it was waiting at red lights on Collier Avenue and Grand Lely Drive at about 11:30 a.m. . ambulance and Diaz-Granados were both injured.
One soldier said Diaz-Granados, when she got out of her Kia to talk to him, had poor balance, slurred speech and reeked of alcohol. After performing poorly on a field sobriety test, Diaz-Granados was sent to Collier County Jail, where breath tests showed her BAC to be between 0.170 and 0.175. The Floridian legal limit is 0.08.
Diaz-Granados faces DUI charges and property damage while DUI.
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