Lexington Police: Drunk Driver Almost Hits Children

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Updated: 4/22/2013 6:21 am
Lexington police arrested a woman after they said she almost hit several children while driving drunk Sunday afternoon.

According to a police report, Courtney Wright, 19, was driving at a high rate of speed on Mapleleaf Drive when she lost control of her car.

They said she then went into the opposite lane of traffic and onto a curb.

Police said she missed hitting some children nearby.

According to the report, Wright jumped out of the car and ran off--she was arrested a short time later.

Police said Wright admitted to having several shots of vodka before the accident.
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