Connecticut State Police have arrested a woman who is accused of driving the wrong way on Interstate 91 while under the influence and crashing into a state police cruiser early Sunday morning.
State police said Troop H received multiple 911 calls around 1:30 a.m. reporting a wrong way driver traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of the I-91 near exit 36 in Windsor.
Troopers said they then found a Toyota sedan being driven by 31-year-old Latifah Roldan, of East Hartford, traveling southbound in the northbound left lane of the highway near exit 33 in Hartford.
According to state police, Roldan then crashed into a Connecticut State Police cruiser. The trooper who was inside of the vehicle at the time of the crash was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation and has since been released, they added. A K9 inside of the cruiser at the time of the crash was not injured.
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State police said Roldan failed standardized field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest. She is facing charges including driving the wrong way on a divided highway, illegal operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs and reckless endangerment.
Roldan was released from state police custody on a $5,000 surety bond and is due in court on June 30.