DUI Driver Crashes into Norwich Police Cruiser: Police

A West Haven woman faces DUI charges after she crashed her car into the back of a Norwich police cruiser that was responding to another accident, according to Norwich police.

Maureen E. Tynes, 61, was charged with operating under the influence of drugs/alcohol, and failure to drive right.

Police said that around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Tynes crashed into the back of a Norwich police cruiser, which was on scene at an unrelated crash. The cruiser was parked on the shoulder of Town Street, near Butts Lane, with its lights on, when the crash occurred, according to police.

The vehicles sustained moderate damage but no serious injuries were reported.

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