Woman Faces DUI Charges After Hitting State Police Cruiser: State Police

A Hartford woman faces DUI charges after crashing into a Connecticut State Police cruiser on Interstate 84 early Sunday morning, according to State Police.

Police said 33-year-old Jennifer Rosario was driving under the influence when she crashed into a police cruiser that was stopped on I-84 eastbound near exit 49 in Hartford due to a previous accident. 

The trooper inside the cruiser suffered minor injuries and was taken to Hartford Hospital for treatment. Rosario was not injured.

According to police, Rosario failed Standardized Field Sobriety Tests conducted at Troop H. She was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, reckless driving, interfering with an officer, reckless endangerment, and other motor vehicle charges. She was held on a $25,000 bond and is due in court on April 26.

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