PD: Drunken driver hits parked car, tries to drive away in officer’s vehicle
MADISON, Wis. — A suspected drunken driver involved in a crash early Friday morning with a parked car tried to drive away in an off-duty officer’s vehicle when he stopped to help, Madison police said.
An off-duty Madison police officer was on his way home from work just before 4 a.m. when he came upon a car crash in the 6200 block of Raymond Road, according to a release.
The officer stopped to help 30-year-old Tiffany D. Driver, of Madison, who was behind the wheel of a car that had collided with a vehicle that was parked on the street, police said.
According to the release, when Driver heard sirens coming to the scene she decided to get into the off-duty officer’s personal car and tried to put it into gear, but he was able to reach in and remove the keys.
Driver was not seriously injured in the crash, officials said.
She was cited for several traffic infractions, including third-offense operating while intoxicated.
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