Woman who drove car into store arrested

Rosa Chavarria-Medina
Rosa Chavarria-Medina

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)– The Bridgeport woman who crashed her car into a Fairfield convenience store and injured four people, was arrested on Monday.

Police say Rose Blanca Chavarria-Medina, 31, was under the influence of alcohol when the black, 1998 Nissan Maxima she was driving left an I-95 off ramp and plowed into several other cars and a Cumberland Farms store, last Monday.

In the upper right of this surveillance camera image, a car is airborne after crashing into the Cumberland Farms store on Chambers St. in Fairfield, March 24, 2014. (Photo: Fairfield Police).
In the upper right of this surveillance camera image, a car is airborne after crashing into the Cumberland Farms store on Chambers St. in Fairfield, March 24, 2014. (Photo: Fairfield Police).

Chavarria-Medina was charged with reckless endangerment, driving under the influence of alcohol, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, reckless driving, and passing on the right.

She was released on $5,000 bond.

Police say Chavarria-Medina also has an appearance in Norwalk Tuesday for an earlier DUI arrest from Westport.

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