TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WISH) - A drunk driver who police say tested five times the legal limit was arrested after causing a three-vehicle crash this weekend.
Officers responded to the crash around 6 p.m. Sunday on State Road 46 near Old Riley Road.
Preliminary information says a white van was heading eastbound on SR 46 approaching two cars that were stopped to turn into the Maryland Community Church.
The van, driven by 42-year-old Janeen Sackett, failed to slow down or stop and hit a Chevrolet S 10 in the rear. The Chevrolet was then pushed into the back of a Dodge Neon.
Police say Sackett appeared to be intoxicated at the scene and tried to walk away from the crash.
She was detained by an off-duty police officer before Indiana State Police troopers arrived. Sackett was taken to Terre Haute Regional Hospital for an alcohol test and tested a .39 percent BAC.
Sackett was taken to the Vigo County Jail and faces preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated with a prior, a Class D felony, driving while suspended, prior, a misdemeanor, operating while intoxicated -- endangering, a misdemeanor, and aggressive driving, a misdemeanor.
There were no injuries in the crash.
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