TIVERTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Tiverton police have arrested a woman on DUI charges after she crashed her car into a utility pole.
It happened on East Road just after 7 p.m. Sunday night.
Police said the impact of the crash was so intense, it caused the pole to snap in two.
Police say the driver, Colleen Mcaulay, blew a .346 during a field sobriety test, which is four times the legal limit of .08.
Officials say she refused medical treatment and, once back at police headquarters, a chemical test.
Mcaulay has been charged with DUI/drugs/alcohol/1st offense – B.A.C. unknown as well as traffic offenses including refusal to submit to a chemical test, laned roadway violation and failure to maintain proper control of vehicle.