Stratford woman charged with DUI after wrong-way crash

Photo courtesy: Derby Police Department.

DERBY, Conn. (WTNH)–A Stratford woman has been arrested and charged with DUI after a wrong-way crash on Route 8 in Derby on Friday night.

Police said 40-year-old Jessica Carrafiello was driving the wrong way on Route 8 when she hit another vehicle in a head-on collision. The driver of the other vehicle attempted to swerve away.

The driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries in the crash, and was transported to St. Vincent Medical Center in Shelton.

There were no other reported injuries.

Carrafiello failed field sobriety tests and a breath test. She was charged with DUI, among other charges, and is scheduled to appear in court on November 27.

 

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