Woman Charged With DUI After Crash

One Lexington neighborhood woke up to quite a scare Thursday morning after police said a woman crashed her car into a light pole and came to a stop just a few inches from a home.

According to police, Shavanna Faulconer was driving a rental car along Cooper Drive when she crashed into a light pole, drove into a front yard and stopped her car just short of hitting the home.

The woman wasn’t injured but the car’s engine burst into flames, prompting a call to firefighters. They were able to quickly extinguish the fire.

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Police said the woman was arrested for driving under the influence.

She will also be charged with Trafficking.