Madison woman arrested after driving drunk with kids in car

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MADISON, Wis. – A Madison woman was arrested Thursday night, after crashing into a parked car near Taft Streets and Buick Street.

Police say Djuana Knights, 35, had been drinking with a friend before the crash. Her 2-year-old and 4-year-old were in the car with her.

Neither Knights nor the children were injured.

Knights was arrested and charged with a third offense OWI and taken to a local hospital.

While at the hospital, Knights allegedly grabbed and twisted a nurse’s finger, and was later charged with battery to an emergency medical care provider.

Knights also faces charges of operating after revocation, and felony and misdemeanor bail jumping.