Chicago Woman Faces DUI After Driving Off of Tow Truck with Kids

Ayesha Crawford, 32, of Chicago is charged with DUI after allegedly driving off the side of a tow truck. Around 11 p.m. Saturday, Indiana State Police claim that Crawford skid her SUV to a stop while driving on the Borman Expressway to avoid hitting emergency vehicles on the scene for a truck fire. When police tried to stop her, she reportedly drove onto and off the side of a flatbed tow truck on the scene. Luckily, none of the three children, ages 5, 6, and 10 in the vehicle were injured. Two of the children were her own and one was a cousin according to police.

Crawford appeared to be intoxicated and refused to submit to field sobriety tests according to reports. Police found that she was also wanted on several DUI-related warrants in the same county. She is being held in the Lake County, Indiana jail for felony DUI and felony child neglect.

Cops: DUI driver in car with 3 kids almost hits cops, drives onto tow truck, www.chicagotribune.com, November 25, 2012

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