PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman must stand trial on charges she crashed her car while driving drunk, injuring six children in the process.
Twenty-eight-year-old Raelynn Thompson, of Swissvale, on Monday waived her right to a preliminary hearing on charges including drunken driving, reckless endangerment and other crimes. Her public defender declined to comment on the allegations.
Thompson was arrested after crashing into a concrete barrier along an Interstate 376 exit ramp shortly before 3 a.m. Jan. 18.
State police say the children aged 6 to 13 and sustained moderate to minor injuries and none were wearing seat belts.
Thompson has twice been convicted of driving with a suspended license and was already awaiting trial on aggravated assault, resisting arrest and public drunkenness for allegedly scuffling with police in October.
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