(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A Colchester woman faces charges after State Police say she struck several cars while driving the wrong way on Interstate 84 in Hartford last night.

Just before 10:00 p.m., troopers say they responded to the area of I-84 west at exit 44. They had been notified prior to their arrival that 45-year-old Theresa Brownell had struck several vehicles before finally coming to a stop on the left side of the highway, facing eastbound in the westbound lanes.

Brownell, they say, failed several field sobriety tests. Investigators suspected she’d been under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

She now faces one count each of operating under the influence, reckless endangerment, evading responsibility, and driving the wrong way.

Brownell was released after posting $5,000 bond. She’s due in court August 31.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s